A new study finds that a slow walking speed at the age of 45 correlates with premature cognitive and physical aging, and that slow gait may predict aging.
What is the impact of poverty on the process of biological aging? New research investigates, zooming in on the effect of 4 years of economic hardship.
A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key player in the immune system achieved a lot more.
A new study that followed tens of thousands of adults found that those with higher optimism lived longer and were more likely to reach 85 years of age.
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
A recent paper outlines researchers’ efforts to design a blood test that can more accurately predict how long an individual has to live.
New guidelines recommend regular screening of older adults to assess metabolic risk of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
In a small clinical study, researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice every day may improve cognitive performance in seniors after 12 weeks.
A new evidence-based position statement explains the benefits of resistance training for older adults and what to bear in mind when devising programs.
A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that ‘tickles’ the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds.
New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote ‘better aging.’
New research finds that using a computer and playing games, among other activities, can significantly reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment.
A new study paper focuses on developing a clearer picture of how and why cognitive decline occurs, and how doctors could treat it in a personalized way.
New research in mice finds that an enzyme found in the blood of young rodents can extend life and promote healthy aging in older mice.
A new study in animals has found that the gut immune system of aged mice was almost the same as that of younger mice after fecal transplants.
The discovery of a second cell target for the immunosuppressant rapamycin could help its development as an anti-aging, neuroprotective drug.
A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity.
Dry and damaged skin can be uncomfortable but, according to a new study, it might also increase the risk of some age-related chronic diseases.
Adults aged 50 and older who watched TV for 3.5 hours or more per day had greater verbal memory decline after 6 years than those who watched less TV.
New research finds that a compound in a traditional Japanese medicinal plant could boost cellular health and protect against the ill effects of aging.