Could generating new cells in brain regions associated with memory stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s? A new study by researchers in Canada, who used deep brain stimulation to trigger neuron growth in mice, suggests it can.
Women aged 65 and older who fracture a hip are more than two times as likely to die in the year following injury than are women with intact hipbones, according to a new study published online in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
New research suggests that the promising longevity gene may not lead to longer lives after all.
What would you give to stave off aging? Better yet, what if you could live longer and healthier even while eating to your heart’s content and becoming obese?
Like Kleenex and Band-Aid, Botox is a brand name that’s become indistinguishable from the product. But in a new randomized study, Botox’s newer competitor, Dysport, appeared to have the edge in smoothing wrinkles.
Like any show in its latter days, House M.D. has struggled during its seventh season to do two things: seem relevant to young audiences and also stay true to the procedural rhythms that have made it a reliable slot in the Fox …
Dentists are all about making sure you maintain a youthful smile. So why not throw some Botox in to the mix, and help you ditch those frown lines while they’re at it?
How good for you is exercise? According to a study of mice by researchers at McMaster’s University in Ontario, it may be the trick to staying young.
A new study reveals that popular bone-boosting drugs may increase, rather than decrease the risk of certain types of rare fractures.
Growth hormone is touted as an anti-aging remedy, but scientists studying a group of short-statured Ecuadoreans might beg to differ.
It was a dark and stormy House M.D. Last night, Princeton-Plainsboro was in a state of near-dissolution: besieged by a thunderstorm (a slightly odd choice for February in New Jersey), the hospital was home to furious outbursts, …
Worsening vision and dulled reflexes might explain why some older folks have trouble behind the wheel. But researchers from the University of Rochester may have uncovered another possibility: the aging brain may be better at …
On average Americans don’t live as long as people in many other wealthy nations, and they’re less healthy overall — this, despite the fact that the U.S. spends more on health care than any other nation in the world. A new …