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Views of the Cost and Time Required to Build an Organ Engineering Industry

7 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Below find linked an open access paper that looks at what has to be done to reach the goal of engineered patient-matched organs, built as needed for transplantation, and the resulting end to shortages and waiting lists. It is interesting for putting some figures on the table for time and cost for the various lines of development required. Show More Summary

How Time Can Bring You and Your Partner Even Closer

Conflict in relationships is often a situation people try their best to avoid. The more time you spend trying to work it through, the more it may actually increase your intimacy.

3 Ways to Predict a Partner May Be Unfaithful

A partner who is faithful, all other things being equal, is one who will make you happier. This 3-part checklist will help you spot the danger signs.

Give Your Relationship Some Time to Make it a Better One

Conflict in relationships is often a situation people try their best to avoid. The more time you spend trying to work it through, the more it may actually increase your intimacy.

The Surprising Psychology of Baby Naming

Your name was, in all likelihood, selected by your parents and you, in turn, will select names for the kids you decide to have. Here's what might influence that decision

Do You Know Which Buttons to Push With Your Partner?

Conflict in relationships is often a situation people try their best to avoid. The more time you spend trying to work it through, the more it may actually increase your intimacy.

A Sedentary Lifestyle Correlates with Greater Calcification of Heart Tissue

18 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

In recent years human studies of exercise and life expectancy have pointed to a correlation between time spent sedentary and mortality rate, and this correlation appears to be independent of the level of regular exercise undertaken. Here researchers look to calcification as a possible mechanism to explain this association. Show More Summary

Calorie Restriction Improves Quality of Life in Human Practitioners

18 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Researchers have published an interesting set of results from one of a number of human studies of moderate calorie restriction that have taken place over the past decade. Reduced calorie intake has a beneficial effect on long-term health,...Show More Summary

ABT-737 is Another New Senolytic Drug Candidate, Working via BCL-W, BCL-XL, and Induced Apoptosis

yesterdayHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Senolytic therapies are those that cause senescent cells to die while causing minimal side-effects. Developing methods to selectively destroy senescent cells has been on the SENS rejuvenation research agenda for going on fifteen years,...Show More Summary

Attempting to Extract Causation from the Correlation Between Retirement Age and Life Expectancy

yesterdayHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Researchers here make an attempt to extract some insight into causation from longitudinal data on retirement age and subsequent mortality rates. If continuing to work on balance involves undertaking more physical activity than wouldShow More Summary

The Importance of Lysosomes in Aging and Longevity

yesterdayHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The lysosome is a type of cellular component that serves as a recycling unit, breaking down unwanted proteins and structures into their raw materials. As such they play an important role in cellular housekeeping, the removal of damaged structures, machinery, and waste that will, if left unchecked, harm cells and cellular processes. Show More Summary

A Surprising Media Respect For an Elder

Ageist language isn't confined to such obvious demeaning labels as geezer, coot, biddy, etc. - or to “elderspeak,” the belittling forms of address such a “dearie,” and “sweetie” or speaking to old poople in a loud, slow voice. Much more...

Fight Aging! Newsletter, May 2nd 2016

2 days agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

FIGHT AGING! NEWSLETTER May 2nd 2016 Fight Aging! provides a weekly digest of news and commentary for thousands of subscribers interested in the latest longevity science: progress towards the medical control of aging in order to prevent...Show More Summary

ELDER MUSIC: Even More Classical Gas

2 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

Baby Names, and What's Really Behind a Parent's Choice

Your name was, in all likelihood, selected by your parents and you, in turn, will select names for the kids you decide to have. Here's what might influence that decision

INTERESTING STUFF – 30 April 2016

3 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

STILL DREAMING This documentary follows some of the residents of the Lillian Booth Actors Home in New Jersey as two young theatrical directors rehearse them for a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. As we come to know the elders...

A Most Interesting Data Set Covering the Longevity of Polish Elite Athletes Across Much of the 20th Century

4 days agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Today I noticed an open access paper in which the authors examine mortality data for Polish Olympic athletes over the past 90 years or so, and compare it with established historical data for the general population. This blends two topics...Show More Summary

10 Ways to Learn to Like Yourself Better

Do you constantly think about how you could be nicer, more attractive, or just better in general? Learning to accept yourself as you are is just 10 simple steps away.

Trump's “Woman Card” is Similar to the “Old-Age Card”

4 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Earlier this week, Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, snidely attacked the Democratic presidential candidate by saying that Secretary Hillary Clinton has nothing more going for her than the “Woman Card." Ms. Clinton's response to Trump's ignorance was perfection. Take a...

SERCA2a Gene Therapy to Treat Pulmonary Hypertension

4 days agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

A gene therapy study carried out in pigs has demonstrated promising results for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, the form of pulmonary hypertension that involves narrowing of the blood vessels in the lungs. The therapy overexpresses SERCA2a, an approach already under development for the treatment of heart failure. Show More Summary

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