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Vitamin C plays a protective role against the degeneration associated with osteoarthritis

According to a study in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, researchers demonstrated a protective role of ascorbic acid on osteoarthritic osteoblasts.

Music | Music

New York Punk, Out of Retirement

Rockers from the downtown scene of the 1970s and ’80s are keeping the flame alive, and their gray-haired fans are happy to party like it’s 1979.

Health & Fitness | Health News

New Genetic Associations for Parkinson's Disease Identified

Scientists at 23andMe and Genentech have identified 17 new genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, almost doubling the total number of known risk variants for the condition, which gives scientists hints at potential new targets for drugs t

Health & Fitness | Health

There's new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite diet could help delay aging

A new study in animals suggests that significantly slashing calorie intake could come with some positive benefits, but more studies in people are needed.

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This Sleep Pattern Linked To Dementia

Sleep disturbance is common in dementia, but the reason is unclear.

News | Interesting Stuff

How Old is "Old"? The Answers Vary by Age | Money

Definitions of "old" and "young" vary depending on your age, a new study by U.S. Trust shows.

Health & Fitness | Health

How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age

Exercise, a good diet, blood pressure control and brain-stimulating activity may help.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Anxiety And Sleeping Drugs Linked to Dementia And Death

Drugs prescribed for anxiety, OCD, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions linked to dementia.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Longevity Researchers Launching World’s Largest Dog Aging Study

The Dog Aging Project will study 10,000 companion dogs, looking at the animals’ genetics, biome, epigenetics and more.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

There’s no significant connection between your personality as a teenager and a septuagenarian — Quartz

Look at a photo of yourself as a teenager and, mistaken fashion choices aside, it’s likely you see traces of the same person with the same personality quirks as you are today. But whether or not you truly are the same person over a lifetime—and what t

News | Health & Wellbeing

Dietary Flavanols Reverse Age-Related #Memory Decline

Dietary cocoa flavanols reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by Columbia scientists.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer's disease, says study

Research finds distinctive language deficits in people with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Lessons on Aging Well, From a 105-Year-Old Cyclist

At age 105, Robert Marchand, a French amateur cyclist, is fitter than most 50-year-olds, and appears to be getting fitter with age.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Control Aging - Scientific American

A new book lays out the scientific case for lengthening your telomeres—and perhaps your life 

Health & Fitness | Wheels

105-year-old Frenchman cycles into history with hour-long ride | Reuters

QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (Reuters) - Robert Marchand, a 105-year-old Frenchman, made cycling history on Wednesday by covering 22.528 km (14.08 miles) in one hour on a track near Paris.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Rebel Against Age: Your Dose of December's Age-spiration

Sick of "cliche" sayings about how age is just a number? Hate to break it to you, they're true! Here's your monthly dose of AGE-spiration as proof!

News | Health & Wellbeing

Easy entry into yoga for people with aging joints

‘Relax Into Yoga for Seniors’ offers a simple, six-week route to better flexibility and balance.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Creative Until You Die: 10 Hollywood Legends, 90 and Older, Who Refuse to Quit | Hollywood Reporter

In an industry rife with ageism, don't ask these luminaries — from Betty White to Don Rickles, Dick Van Dyke to Jerry Lewis, all of them still artistically active in the industry (and photographed here exclusively for THR) — if they want to retire: Sa

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Age At Which People Are Least Happy With Their Lives

Survey of 160 countries finds the age at which people are the least satisfied with life.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Why the Best Anti-Aging Technique may be as Simple as Standing

Forget the Foutain of Youth! The best anti-aging technique is far more simple than you think. Discover why more time standing up can slow down aging.

News | Interesting Links

Premature Graying in Dogs

We know that premature gray hair in people is a result of a variety of influences. Many parents swear that their kids are making them go gray. Before and after pictures of U.S. Presidents show an astounding increase in gray hair in eight—or even four—

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Sex That Really Does Have a Better Memory

Study tested which sex has a better memory for events, words, faces and meanings.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Aging and My Beauty Dilemma - The New York Times

Being ideologically opposed to intervening in such a natural process as aging can’t always prevent a woman from calling herself a “two-faced hypocrite.”

Health & Fitness | Health News

Polypharmacy, the “Polypill” and Adverse Drug Reactions - What You Can Do to Protect Your Health | Heart MD Institut

Polypharmacy - taking 5 or more medications - and the polypill - several medications in one - are on the rise, and so are adverse drug reactions.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Growing Older, Getting Happier

Older people tend to be happier than younger people, and their happiness increases with age, a study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry reports.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Latinos age slower than other ethnic groups, UCLA study says

Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups, according to a new study recently released by UCLA.

Health & Fitness | Health

Can This Brain Exercise Put Off Dementia? - WSJ

A major new study is believed to be the first to show that a behavioral intervention—a brain exercise called speed training—can reduce dementia risk.

News | Health & Wellbeing

The Sense of an Ending: A New Way to Care for #Dementia

An Arizona nursing home offers new ways to care for people with dementia.

News | Health & Wellbeing

#Brain training may forestall #dementia onset for years, new study says

If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the s

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Yoga May Be Good for the Brain

A weekly routine of yoga and meditation may help to stave off aging-related mental decline, according to a study of older adults with memory problems.

News | Health & Wellbeing

7 Common Things People #Regret at the End of Their Lives

We all have seen people grow old and we know it very well that one day, our time will come too. No one wants to live their lives with regrets at the end. If you

Sports | Sports

Water Skiing 90-Year-Old Granny Hits Lake Tenkiller

LAKE TENKILLER (KFSM) — A 90-year-old woman named Millie Sullens is catching the eye of boaters out at Lake Tenkiller. “It’s such a remarkable feat to be 90-years-old and doing th…

News | Health & Wellbeing

What to Do in Your 30s to Be Happy in Your 50s

What can you do in your 20s and 30s to increase your chances of happiness later in life? Here are three key lessons from the real experts.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Fasting slows the ageing process. Sounds unlikely? Here’s the science | Spectator Health

A drug that slowed ageing and protected the body from diseases such as cancer would no doubt cause considerable excitement…

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

#Hypnotic #Therapy Reduces #MenopausalSymptoms

As baby boomers age, women are approaching menopause with a goal of maintaining normal activity and well-being during the period of life transition. New research suggests an innovative therapy may be a excellent adjunct toward this objective as a Baylor U

Health & Fitness | Health News

Blood Pressure and the Brain

Hypertension is at the root of cognitive decline. It's becoming increasingly clear that high blood pressure, or hypertension, is at the root of much cognit

Health & Fitness | News Items

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

Microglia might hold the key to what causes Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, autism, schizophrenia, and other brain disorders.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

The Diabetes Drug That Could Be an Anti-Aging Miracle

Big Pharma is reluctant to test a cheap, generic diabetes pill that could be the fountain of youth.

Health & Fitness | Health News

If We Could Put King Solomon in an MRI Machine, Could We See the Wisdom in his Brain?

At the 2010 Cannes Film Festival premiere of You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, director Woody Allen was asked about aging. He replied…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Aging: 7 Physical Habits of People Who Age Well - Motto

Maintaining a positive attitude is arguably just as as important as sleep and exercise in order to age well.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Weight Gain-Inflammation Connection

When we think about inflammation, we often think of it as helping us heal from an obvious injury (like a wound) or fighting harmful bacteria. This is good inflammation working in our favor to keep us healthy. But on the flip side, when the immune system i

Health & Fitness | Health News

Dementia: 9 Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

Includes: memory problems that are perfectly normal and those which are slightly worrying.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years | TIME

Being more active can be an effective way to combat memory and cognitive problems

News | Health & Wellbeing

Human Body's Ability To Recover From Serious Illness, Injury - AARP The Magazine

You may not know it, but your body has an amazing ability to repair itself after serious illness or injury. A Harvard doc—and former cancer patient—reveals the secrets to tapping into your own powers of recovery.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Snake Venom Could Hold Key To Alzheimer's Breakthrough - PsyBlog

The snake venom originally came from a pit viper, which is found in South and Central America.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

A worldwide team of senior scientists and clinicians have come together to produce an editorial which indicates that certain microbes - a specific virus and two specific types of bacteria - are major

News | Health & Wellbeing

Ask Well: The Best Exercises to Improve Balance

Tai chi, dancing, even brushing your teeth on one leg can work your balance pretty well.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t spending too much time on Twitter or mismanaging my daily tasks. Those are bad habits, but there are bigg

Health & Fitness | Health News

More evidence emerges for 'transmissible Alzheimer's' theory : Nature News & Comment

Autopsies reveal plaques in the brains of people who died after receiving grafts from cadavers.

News | Good News!

At 102, Nation’s Oldest Working Teacher Has No Plans To Retire

Teachers and students at a NJ school said they hit the jackpot with one of their teachers who's been with the school for more than 20 years.

Health & Fitness | Health News

This Fine Belief May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

Tweet Share 0 Pocket Pinterest LinkedIn 0 Email This belief about ageing may protect against memory loss linked to Alzheimer’s. Holding more positive beliefs about ageing may protect against Alzheimer’s disease, a new study finds. The results come fro

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

11 Things That Happen When You Look Much Younger Than You Are | Sarah Bourassa

But even though I feel like I'm getting closer to my 30s, I often get mistaken for an 18-year-old. Such is the dilemma of a woman who looks younger than she is.

Sports | Sailing/Windsurfing/Kiteboarding

Summer Fun

This video is about kitesurfing during the summer here in the UK. Using the Epic ATV Fish Surfboard and Epic Kites Renegades

Health & Fitness | Health News

Videogames for Seniors Boost Brainpower

Playing videogames can improve seniors’ abilities to multitask, and boost concentration and working memory, too

Health & Fitness | Health News

High Blood Pressure Treatment Should Be More Aggressive, Study Finds

A new study finds that bringing blood pressure down below current recommendations may greatly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Is Our Identity in Intellect, Memory or Moral Character?

A new paper looking at Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases finds a surprising answer to where our identity lies.

Health & Fitness | Health News

50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger

The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown

Health & Fitness | Health

50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger - Telegraph

The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown

Health & Fitness | Health News

Ahead of Alzheimer’s meeting, researchers seize on signs of progress

From Yahoo News: By Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - After decades of Alzheimer’s research that led to dead ends, including 123 drugs that failed, top researchers in the field say they are far more confident now of producing an eff

Health & Fitness | Health

Old before your time? People age at wildly different rates, study confirms

Tests on physiological markers in nearly 1,000 38-year-olds found that some had biological ages many years older than their birthdates would suggest

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Why "Vitamin L" Is The Best Way To Prevent Aging - mindbodygreen.com

The headlines grab our attention. A new vitamin, superfood, pose, exercise equipment, or workout that promises to restore our vitality and youth. In my opinion, we're unlikely to find a single

Health & Fitness | Health

BBC - Future - What’s the prime of your life?

Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead? Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.

Business & Finance | Work/Life Balance

Get an Intellectually Challenging Job to Stay Sharp in Retirement

There is a correlation between more intellectually demanding occupations and better mental clarity and ability in old age, say European researchers.

News | In the News

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain's patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it's possible to change your brain's pathways and patterns with these methods.

News | In the News

Were We Getting Alzheimer’s Wrong? New Study Could Pave Way To Better Treatment

A large Mayo Clinic study has found that, when it comes to what causes Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers may have been barking up the wrong tree.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Dr. Pepper The Doctor Of Choice For A 104-Year-Old Woman « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

A Fort Worth woman started drinking Dr. Pepper in her 60's, now she's more than a century old.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday : NPR

Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

The 7 Worst Mistakes People Make In Their 30s

Your 30s are typically a time for settling down after using your 20s to take risks and find yourself...Maintaining personal relationships requires more effort in your 30s than it did in your 20s.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Study finds social media use beneficial to overall health of elderly | Media | The Guardian

Report studied elderly and vulnerable people in UK and Italy using Skype, Facebook and other social media tools

Humor | Humor

10 things you need to do AGAIN before you're too old

A bucket list for people who aren't about to kick the bucket.

Style & Fashion | Beauty

Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world - Telegraph

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set? - NYTimes.com

Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Researcher Hunting the Key to Aging Believes Humans Can Have Unlimited Lifespan

It was Sinclair’s research on resveratrol, a molecule found in grapes, that made headlines a decade ago when it showed promising results in keeping overfed mice as healthy as lean mice. Sinclair even chose to test resveratrol on himself, something he ha

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Grandpa Surprises Everyone With Age-Defying Dance Moves, Proves You're Only As Old As You Feel

When this elderly man's song comes on, nothing can hold him back. Not only does he cut a rug so fiercely that he has to throw off his canes, but see around the 1:50 mark how this stud muffin dances with not one, but two ladies. It just goes to sh...