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May 20, 2019


What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

An international team of biomedical scientists think Alzheimer’s is caused by an infection of the brain by the same bacterium that causes the gum disease gingivitis.

May 6, 2019


Growing Older And More Trusting

A recent study found that people tend to become more trusting with age, and that being more trusting could help to increase overall happiness.

February 21, 2019


Fighting Aging

Scientists may have found a way to fight senescence, one of the primary factors in the aging process.

May 22, 2018


Blood And Brain Aging

Scientists are studying the relationship between blood and brain aging.

April 5, 2018


The Mutated Gene That Can Make People Live Ten Percent Longer

People with this particular gene mutation lived 10% longer, had lower incidences of diabetes, and better general cardiovascular health.

August 23, 2017


Aging makes the brain less able to initiate and sustain sleep.

Goodnight, Sleep

As early as their 20s, people can experience a decline in the efficiency of their sleep receptors.

June 26, 2017


When worms reach adulthood, their behavior becomes much more efficient and competent.

The Ambivalent Teenage Years of Worms

Scientists are studying the neurological differences between adult and adolescent worms.

May 18, 2017


Scientists are studying the health benefits of regular sauna-going.

A Sauna A Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

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

May 5, 2017


The way skin heals is a complicated process.

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


Bonobos are some of humans' closest living relatives.

Bonobo Bifocals

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

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