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Exercise and diet essential for healthy aging

Exercise and diet essential for healthy ageing

Exercise and diet essential for healthy aging Exercise and diet essential for healthy aging Credit: Örebro Universitet Resistance training combined with a healthy diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids helps older women bring about gains in strength and mobility. That is researcher Peter Edholm’s conclusion in his thesis, which also …

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    New study into aging adults’ experience during COVID-19

    New study into aging adults' experience during COVID-19

    New study into aging adults’ experience during COVID-19 New study into aging adults’ experience during COVID-19 Dr. Verena Menec, Dr. Harvey Chochinov, and former MP Joy Smith. Credit: University of Manitoba How does a pandemic affect the physical and psychological health of adults as they age? Does COVID-19 have an …

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      Gut enzyme IAP found to prevent aging and frailty in animal models

      Gut enzyme IAP found to prevent aging and frailty in animal models 2

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain It’s now accepted that gut-barrier dysfunction and gut-derived chronic inflammation play a role in human aging, but how that process is regulated is still largely a mystery. A team led by Richard Hodin, MD, chief of the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Massachusetts General …

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        Scientists have identified the role of chronic inflammation as the cause of accelerated aging

        Scientists have identified the role of chronic inflammation as the cause of accelerated aging 6

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain Claudio Franceschi, a world-renowned scientist, professor at the University of Bologna (Italy) and head of the Research Laboratory for Systems Medicine of Healthy Aging at Lobachevsky University, together with other members of an international research team, has described the mechanisms underlying chronic inflammation and identified several …

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          Stage is set to develop clinically relevant, senescence-based biomarkers of aging

          Stage is set to develop clinically relevant, senescence-based biomarkers of aging 7

          Brightfield microscopy images of senescent lung fibroblasts (left) and senescent renal epithelial cells (right). Blue staining of the cells is an indicator of senescence-associated beta-galactosidase activity, a marker present only on senescent cells. Credit: Nathan Basisty, PhD Senescent cells, which stop dividing under stress, are long- recognized drivers of multiple …

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