Aging

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UC Scientists Discover Drug Makes Brains, Bodies Young Again

Imagine a drug that could make your aging mind and body young again. It sounds like the fountain of youth.

05/16/2015

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Fountain Of Youth? Cal Stem Cell Research Shows Promise For Reversing Aging

Researchers at UC Berkeley have tested a drug that rejuvenates aging brain and muscle tissue in mice, a discovery that could lead to better anti-aging treatments for humans.

05/13/2015

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5 Ways For Caregivers To Relax And Rejuvenate

You work hard as a caregiver, but let’s face it; we all need a break from time to time. It can be tough to recharge your batteries when you are looking after your parent, especially on those days when you are exhausted from life’s other mental and physical drains.

04/03/2015

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Twin Astronauts Taking Part In Longest Ever NASA Study On Space Travel’s Aging Effects

NASA is set to carry out its longest mission ever in an effort to study the effects of space travel on the human body.

03/24/2015

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More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.

03/21/2015

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ConsumerWatch: Seniors Get Help From Virtual Animated Pets Backed By Human Caregivers

A Bay Area startup has developed an elder-care computer system that features an adorable animated avatar masking a real live human caretaker.

01/30/2015

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UCSF Study Links Soda To Premature Aging, Disease, Early Death

The first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.

10/18/2014

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Google Funds New Company, Calico, To Tackle Aging

Google is looking for the Fountain of Youth in its latest expansion beyond Internet search.

09/18/2013

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Animal Update: Old Dogs With Dementia

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and many people may not know, animals can be affected by the disease as well.

09/02/2013

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Napa Valley Vintner Submerging Bottles In Ocean To Age Wine

A small boat with four cases of California wine has left Charleston Harbor and will submerge the wine in the ocean for three months to age it.

02/20/2013

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