Having a regular, age-appropriate bedtime and getting sufficient sleep from early childhood may be important for healthy body weight in adolescence, according to researchers at Penn State. The researchers identified groups of children by bedtime and sleep routines and tested longitudinal associations for each group with adolescent body mass index (BMI). Results are published Dec. […]Continue Reading ...
Honeymoon long over? Hang in there. A new University of California, Berkeley, study shows those prickly disagreements that can mark the early and middle years of marriage mellow with age as conflicts give way to humor and acceptance. Researchers analyzed videotaped conversations between 87 middle-aged and older husbands and wives who had been married for […]Continue Reading ...
There are many factors that influence the aging process. Unlocking these factors can lead to valuable insights into what impacts the condition and health of the human body and reveal how to minimize these impacts. Researchers from Haut.AI, a machine vision and artificial intelligence for skin care company, in collaboration with Insilico Medicine have developed […]Continue Reading ...
The sense of direction is one of the most important human abilities. From 27 to 29 November 2018, about 70 experts from Europe, Canada and the US will discuss in Magdeburg how this navigation system operates and how it alters in old age or due to dementia. The conference is organized by the German Center […]Continue Reading ...
A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In comparison, a nearby tribe whose diet includes some processed foods and salt did […]Continue Reading ...
Successful aging can be the norm, says UCLA psychology professor Alan Castel in his new book, “Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging” (Oxford University Press). Castel sees many inspiring role models of aging. French Impressionist Claude Monet, he notes, began his beloved water lily paintings at age 73. Castel cites hundreds of research […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Professional Childhood Obesity Persists Into Adolescence WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 — Greater weight gain in early childhood often carries over to overweight and obesity in adolescence, according to a study published in the Oct. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Mandy Geserick, from the University of Leipzig in Germany, and […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 — Multiple pathways account for the age-related increases in dementia risk, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Neurology. Melinda C. Power, Sc.D., from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, D.C., and colleagues used data from 1,362 autopsied participants of three community-based […]Continue Reading ...
Aging is the most important single factor behind chronic diseases and death. As “silver tsunami” approaches, healthcare and social protection systems face the looming crisis. By 2050, the global population of older persons is projected to more than double its size in 2015. New article published in Frontiers in Genetics by MIPT scientist Peter Fedichev […]Continue Reading ...
A team of scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital has developed the first modeling system for testing age-specific human immune responses to vaccines — outside the body. The practical, cost-effective new platform, using all human components, is expected to accelerate and de-risk the development, assessment and selection of vaccines. In a study published today in Frontiers […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 — Contrary to common belief, blood pressure doesn’t have to rise as you age, a study of two remote South American tribes suggests. Looking at the isolated Yanomami tribe in the Venezuelan rainforest, researchers found their blood pressure remained low from youth to age 60. That’s probably because as hunter-gatherer-gardeners, they […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 — Advanced paternal age is associated with adverse infant and maternal outcomes, according to a study published online Oct. 31 in The BMJ. Yash S. Khandwala, M.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues conducted a retrospective, population-based cohort study using data from the National Vital Statistics System. All 40,529,905 live […]Continue Reading ...
A new study conducted at Stanford University in California has shown that infants of older fathers are less likely to be healthy at birth, compared with infants of younger fathers. Image Credit: Tatiana Shepeleva / Shutterstock The authors say the risks of poorer health remain low, but that the study suggests men should be included […]Continue Reading ...
Type of study: case-control study/peer reviewed/people DNA from people who suffer from major depression is biologically older than that of healthy people by on average 8 months, suggesting that they are biologically older than their corresponding calendar age. This effect was greater in people who have had childhood trauma, such as violence, neglect or sexual […]Continue Reading ...
A recent brief report by MS researchers provides preliminary evidence that older individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) report lower levels of depression and higher quality of life than their younger counterparts. These findings are consistent with the trend toward improvement in well-being with age in the general population. The article, “Subjective well-being differs with age […]Continue Reading ...
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