- What role do brain lipids play in Parkinson's disease? December 5, 2018
Researchers studying the connection between lipids and toxic protein levels have uncovered a new potential therapeutic target for Parkinson's disease.
- Insomnia: Light pollution and sleeping pill use may be linked December 4, 2018
New research examines the use of hypnotic drugs in seniors and finds a connection between nighttime exposure to artificial outdoor light and insomnia.
- Regular exercise can keep the body decades younger November 29, 2018
A new study finds that people over 70 who have exercised regularly for decades show some physiological characteristics of much younger people.
- What kind of physical exercise can help you stay young? November 28, 2018
Researchers look into which types of physical exercise are best at maintaining a person's cellular health, and thus at supporting healthy aging processes.
- What to know about hyperpigmentation November 27, 2018
Hyperpigmentation occurs when a person develops darker patches on the skin, such as age spots or melasma. Learn about the causes, types, and treatments for hyperpigmentation here.
- Alzheimer's may soon be treated with HIV drugs November 26, 2018
For the first time, scientists show how the gene that produces brain toxicity in Alzheimer's is 'recombined' using the same enzyme found in HIV.
- Do cancer treatments accelerate brain aging? November 26, 2018
A new study finds connections between key markers of biological aging and signs of cognitive decline years after the completion of breast cancer treatment.
- Brain health: Low-protein, high-carb diet just as good as low-calorie diet November 23, 2018
According to new research, the benefits to brain health achieved by severe calorie restriction can be matched by eating a low-protein, high-carb diet.
- Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer's? November 22, 2018
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds that this neurological disease shares some genetic risk factors with several cardiovascular conditions.
- How you react to stress may predict brain health November 21, 2018
New research suggests that the way we respond to minor daily stressors may affect our cognition and brain health well into old age.