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An epidemic of age-related dementia looms
As the world’s population of older people rapidly grows in the coming years, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will become a health-care disaster.
Mice lacking these cells were stronger and had no cataracts.
Worms given life-span-enhancing mutations produce offspring that lack the responsible genes but live longer anyway.
New research raises further questions about the role of sirtuins in aging.
Research uncovers the cellular defects that cause this type of forgetfulness.
The discovery has implications for the treatment of several diseases—as well as normal aging in healthy people.
Researchers are able to predict individuals’ ages from DNA modifications in their saliva.
Brain imaging and economic research suggest that older people make less predictable decisions about money.