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Posts tagged aging

May 18, 2017

 

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A Sauna A Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

A recent study found that more frequent sauna use has health benefits.

May 5, 2017

 

A picture of two people's arms. On the bottom, coming from the left is a person's darker brown arm. On the top is a person's pale peach skin.

Older Skin Takes Longer To Heal

During World War I, scientists observed older soldiers' skin taking longer to heal, but didn't know why. Scientists may finally have an answer.

April 25, 2017

 

A picture of a bonobo looking into the distance. He seems to be deep in thought.

Bonobo Bifocals

Humans aren't the only animals who become farsighted as they age.

April 12, 2017

 

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Loneliness

Experiencing loneliness can have a profound impact on your health.

August 2, 2016

 

microscope image of telomere caps

Living Past 100

Wouldn't you like to live past 100 years old? Science has helped improve our lifespan over the last century, but what about the future?

December 24, 2015

 

old person in background, young person in foreground

A Switch for Aging

Scientists discover the switch that turns on the aging process.

July 17, 2015

 

old turtle

Death-defying Turtles   

Turtles have discovered the fountain of youth: telomerase.

August 28, 2014

 

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Thinking About Aging

Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.

January 13, 2014

 

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How Emotions Mature With Age

Lots of things change as we get older. Our emotions are no exception.

January 2, 2014

 

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Chocolate Brain

Could having a sweet tooth be good for an aging brain?

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