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Tag Archives: Aging
Research shows that social isolation is damaging to our health
As the world’s population ages, the number of elderly Americans who live alone has increased every year. Today, about one in three of the 46 million seniors who live in the community lives alone. That number increases to one in … Continue reading
Scientists have found a way to reverse aging in mice and rejuvenate their cells.
With the aftermath of the holiday season still sliding off of my shoulders, I vaguely recall the conversations of my older relatives around the dinner table. Each story began with the familiar phrase, “I remember when I was your age,” … Continue reading
Many U.S. hospitals open emergency rooms designed to treat the elderly
Over the first decade of the 21st century, the number of Americans over the age of 65 increased at a faster rate than at any other time in U.S. history, reaching over 40 million as of 2010. At the same … Continue reading
"Natural Killer" cells more active in women than men into senior years
In virtually all parts of the world, women live longer than men. This discrepancy has been remarkably consistent for centuries, yet science has thus far been unable to determine why it exists. Now, a study reported in the multidisciplinary journal Mechanisms of … Continue reading