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Medical News Today: Targeting this protein could help combat aging

Reducing an RNA-binding protein that increases with age improved mitochondrial function in old mice. The finding could lead to new targets to combat aging.
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Medical News Today: Effect of temperature on lifespan depends on genes

Using tiny aquatic animals, scientists tested the idea that colder temperatures extend lifespan and found that it depends on individual genetic makeup.
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Medical News Today: 6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

A new study finds that 6 months of exercise, when added to dieting, can reverse 9 years of decline in certain cognitive functions.
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Medical News Today: Using community choirs to boost well-being

Loneliness is a significant and growing problem. A recent study investigates the effect of belonging to a community choir on well-being in older adults.
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Medical News Today: Scientists create genetic score that predicts lifespan

New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person's survival.
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Medical News Today: A compound found in apples can slow down aging

In a new mouse study, researchers identified a naturally occurring compound that appears to be the most effective in slowing down the process of aging.
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Medical News Today: Daily aspirin does not make for a longer, ‘disability-free’ life

Daily low-dose aspirin does not help healthy older people with no history of heart problems live a longer dementia- and disability-free life, a study says.
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Medical News Today: Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

A ketone molecule produced by the body during calorie restriction keeps blood vessels young, staving off age-related chronic disease.
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Medical News Today: Mediterranean diet shown to prolong seniors’ lives

An Italian study of thousands of people aged 65 and older finds that adherence to a Mediterranean diet is linked to lower risk of premature death.
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Medical News Today: Maple leaf ‘Botox’ could prevent wrinkles

Compounds in maple leaf extract can prevent wrinkles from forming. Researchers are using this knowledge to create a 'plant-based Botox.'