News tagged with ageing process

New iPhone app keeps eyesight from deteriorating

Deteriorating eyesight, which leads to the use of reading glasses, is a natural part of the aging process. But a new iPhone application developed by researchers at Tel Aviv University could keep your vision ...

Nov 01, 2011
4.3 / 5 (6) 0

Recycling fat might help worms live longer

Aging is generally accepted as a universal fact of life, but how do humans and other organisms age at the molecular level? At Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), a team led by Malene ...

Sep 06, 2011
4.8 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Scientists find a key to maintaining our DNA

DNA contains all of the genetic instructions that make us who we are, and maintaining the integrity of our DNA over the course of a lifetime is a critical, yet complex part of the aging process. In an important, albeit early ...

Mar 18, 2011
4.9 / 5 (12) 1 | with audio podcast

Aging, interrupted (w/ Video)

The current pace of population aging is without parallel in human history but surprisingly little is known about the human aging process, because lifespans of eight decades or more make it difficult to study. ...

Feb 23, 2011
5 / 5 (11) 2 | with audio podcast

Aging process revealed by lactate in the brain

Swedish researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that they may be able to monitor the aging process in the brain, by using MRI technique to measure the brain lactic acid levels. Their findings suggest that the lactate ...

Nov 02, 2010
4.3 / 5 (13) 6 | with audio podcast

The importance of workplace relationships post-retirement

The influence of traditional social structures such as neighbourhoods and local organisations has declined. The workplace has become the "new neighbourhood" and has become increasingly important for maintaining social interaction ...

Aug 17, 2010
3 / 5 (1) 0