Depleting the protein ADORA2B from the blood of mice led to faster cognitive decline, decreased auditory processing, and increased brain inflammation.
Findings shed new light on the invariant rate of aging hypothesis, providing fresh evidence that death is inevitable.
Naked mole rats have a unique DNA repair mechanism that prevents them from developing cancers and neurodegenerative disorders, researchers say.
Researchers have identified three biomarkers in blood samples that confirm the link between exercise and improved cognitive function in older adults.
A new deep neural network can accurately predict a healthy person’s brain age based on EEG data collected from a sleep study.
People diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or mild cognitive impairment had weaker gamma wave activation in their brains than their peers without the neurodegenerative disorders.
Making small lifestyle changes, such as improving diet, exercising, enjoying social activities, and reducing blood pressure, can reduce the risk of developing dementia in older people with certain risk factors.
When listening to a phrase over and over, the words often begin to sound like a song. Researchers found this speech-to-song illusion does not decrease with age.
Vulnerable children who received emotionally supportive and stimulating learning in the first five years of life had significant changes in brain structure during mid-life.
Adults over 80 who maintained a healthy lifestyle, including exercise and diet, had a lower risk of cognitive decline, even if they had genetic risk factors for dementia.
Older adults with more natural teeth are better able to carry out simple everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning compared to those who have lost their teeth, a new study reports. Researchers found a causal link between tooth loss and functional capaci…
Disruptions in how the body converts cholesterol into bile acids may play a key role in the development of dementia.
Changes in sleep patterns in older men have been linked to an increased risk of cognitive decline, researchers report.
Simple dietary changes and adopting lifestyle alterations, including improved sleep schedules, taking probiotics, and exercising, can reduce signs of biological aging by three years in just eight weeks, a new study reports.
The Tsimane, an indigenous people from the Bolivian Amazon, have less brain atrophy than American aging adults, a new study reports. Additionally, the decrease in their brain volume associated with aging is 70% less than seen in older American adults.
Compounds used by researchers in stem cell research increase the regeneration of muscles in mice with age-related muscle loss.
While there is an association between obesity during midlife and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say the link doesn’t necessarily extend into later life. A new study revealed higher genetic risk for Alzheimer’s and lower BMI, espe…
A new mathematical model delves into the biological changes that occur in both the aging brain and brains with neurodegenerative disorders. The implications lay forth a new path into developing therapies for neurodegenerative disorders that affect cogn…
Kirtan Kriya, a simple meditation practice that centers on psychological and spiritual wellbeing, may help to reduce some Alzheimer’s related risk factors and improve cognition in older adults.
Older people who feel or act younger than their biological age tend to have better cognitive function, lower stress, and less inflammation than their peers who feel their age.