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  • Brain tissue
    Arts, crafts and computers can help preserve your memory
    There are shared concerns among aging people about the possibility of memory loss. There are effective manners in which you can strive to maintain a healthy brain and good memory as you age. The American Academy of Neurology reported on April 8,...
  • Brown University researchers prove one path to longer, healthier life
    Brown University researchers prove one path to longer, healthier life
    Reducing the expression of a master control gene called the Myc proto-oncogene protein by 50 percent added 15 percent more life to mice and prevented the mice from developing signs of advanced age. John Sedivy, the Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of...
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    Libido Meter of Men By Age!
    A man's age plays a large role in his level of sexual desire and his ability to perform sexually. Physical and psychological problems can affect the male sex drive; hormones are the most important influence. While testosterone controls both...
  • Mitochondrial DNA mutations proven to pass from mother to children
    Mitochondrial DNA mutations proven to pass from mother to children
    Women that have children later in life are known to produce children with greater rates of heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and cancer. Kateryna Makova, professor of biology at Penn State University, and Ian Paul, a pediatrician...
  • Former President George W. Bush (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton watch a video at the Summit to Save Lives on September 13, 2011, in Washington.
    Study examines age limits for cancer screening benefit
    There is an age and a state of health that makes screening for common types of cancer neither preventative nor cost-effective. This is the conclusion of a ten-year study conducted by Dr. Trevor J. Royce of the University of North Carolina at...
  • World's oldest cat dies
    World's oldest cat, Poppy, dies at age 24
    The world's oldest living cat, 24-year old Poppy, has died after battling illness for several weeks. An article posted in the Daily Mail on June 10, 2014 said that she died after developing problems with her back legs, along with a urinary...
  • SIRT1720 structure
    Researchers prove longer, healthier life from one protein supplement
    Synthetic activation of the gene sirtuin1 produces longer life, healthy aging, and a host of health benefits according a report by Dr. Rafael de Cabo of the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health published in the journal...
  • Over 50 and the job search
    Over 50? Here’s how to find a job in today’s job search.
    Searching for a job is tough. For those in the 50 and over crowd, finding a job can be even tougher, especially for those that have been out of the job market for any significant amount of time. Let’s face it, the job search has changed over...
  • The author, 60 years young.
    Milestone Birthday Approaches
    This article was written by guest blogger Dan Meer.February 15, 1954 around 9 am, that's when I made my first appearance. That's right folks, come the ides of February 2014 I turn 60!! I know, I know, I've heard the talk - "you...
  • Homo antecessor, incomplete skull from Gran Dolina, in Atapuerca, Spain.
    Oldest hominid species in Europe gets 120,000 years older
    The oldest known hominid species ever discovered in Europe, Homo antecessor, has been determined to be 900,000 years old by Josep M. Parés from the Spanish National Research Centre for Human Evolution and colleagues according to a report in the...
  • senior cats
    What senior cats need
    Cats age much quicker than we do. Some cat experts estimate that every year of a cat's life is equal to about 5 of our years.Dr Jon the Vet would like to tell you about what is important for senior cats…. "What Senior Cats Need...
  • Jef Holm
    ‘Bachelor’ star Jef Holm gets carded at Sean Lowe’s wedding
    “Bachelor” star Jef Holm has been keeping a low profile since he ended his engagement with Emily Maynard after they went public with their romance. Of course, many people knew that they were together, but it didn't take long for...
  • This shows muscle fibers with cell nuclei.
    Brief exposure to anabolic steroids may be good for people
    Professor Kristian Gundersen and colleagues from the University of Oslo published new research in the Oct. 28, 2013, issue of The Journal of Physiology that indicates a brief use of anabolic steroids may produce potentially permanent performance...
  • Chilling with the Oldies
    Chilling with the Oldies
    This story was written by Christy Hooley. Christy wrote it for her college comp class. Her assignment was to write about something that changed her as a person. She is a teenager who has shared what she has learned from working with senior...
  • "Our genes, and our telomeres, are not necessarily our fate," said lead author Dean Ornish, M.D., UCSF clinical professor of medicine, and founder and president of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute.
    First proof reported that healthy habits produce chromosome changes
    Professor Dean Ornish and colleagues at the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and the University of California in San Francisco are the first to present proof that healthy lifestyle changes produce chromosome changes that lengthen human life...
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