Could Blood Plasma Be The Fountain Of Youth?Blood has always been known as "the Gift of Life" and a growing number of Bay Area researchers are currently trying to isolate a factor in blood that may turn back the hands of time.
Teloyears Test May Reveal How Well You're AgingThe simple genetic test measures the length of our telomeres, which are a unique DNA sequence that forms caps at the ends of chromosomes.
Study: There's No Such Thing As Midlife Crisis, Older People Are HappiestResearchers found that people don't grow unhappy with age. In fact, they feel better.
UC Scientists Discover Drug Makes Brains, Bodies Young AgainImagine a drug that could make your aging mind and body young again. It sounds like the fountain of youth.
Fountain Of Youth? Cal Stem Cell Research Shows Promise For Reversing AgingResearchers 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.
Twin Astronauts Taking Part In Longest Ever NASA Study On Space Travel's Aging EffectsNASA is set to carry out its longest mission ever in an effort to study the effects of space travel on the human body.
More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area CountyA 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.
ConsumerWatch: Seniors Get Help From Virtual Animated Pets Backed By Human CaregiversA Bay Area startup has developed an elder-care computer system that features an adorable animated avatar masking a real live human caretaker.
UCSF Study Links Soda To Premature Aging, Disease, Early DeathThe first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.
Google Funds New Company, Calico, To Tackle Aging Google is looking for the Fountain of Youth in its latest expansion beyond Internet search.
Animal Update: Old Dogs With DementiaSeptember is World Alzheimer’s Month and many people may not know, animals can be affected by the disease as well.
Napa Valley Vintner Submerging Bottles In Ocean To Age WineA 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.
San Francisco Considers Elderly LGBT Task ForceThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors is being asked to develop a plan to help aging members of the city's large LGBT community with a task force that would come up with policy recommendations.
HealthWatch: Bay Area Scientists Work To Reset Biological ClockScientists in Menlo Park have developed a new test to measure what may be the best biomarker of overall health status -- raising hopes that our biological clocks can be slowed, or even reset.