Can Systems Analysis Approaches Provide Insight into the Mechanisms of Aging?

Can Systems Analysis Approaches Provide Insight into the Mechanisms of Aging? Given enough data from enough old people, to what degree could modern approaches to information processing be used to derive useful information about the underlying mechanisms of aging? Such as which of the varied collection of causes and consequences involved in the biochemistry of […]

Resistance Training Correlates with Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Resistance Training Correlates with Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease As one of many continuations of recent efforts to quantify the benefits of various forms of exercise, researchers here find an association between resistance training and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. The association is fairly binary; people undertaking any meaningful degree of resistance training show the […]

USP13 Inhibition Clears Lewy Bodies in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease

USP13 Inhibition Clears Lewy Bodies in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease Many age-related conditions are associated with solid aggregates in tissues that are formed of altered, damaged, or misfolded proteins. Protein aggregates are thought to be an important contributing cause of these diseases. In most cases the proteins involved in aggregate formation can and […]

Staying safe at home

Staying safe at home Blog written by Joe Oldman, Housing and Transport Policy Manager, Age UK We know that safe and accessible housing promotes health, wellbeing, and independence and prevents unnecessary injuries, accidents, and deaths. But for many older people, carers and professionals, finding information about different aspects of home safety and accident prevention can mean […]

Protecting older people’s precious right to liberty: the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Protecting older people’s precious right to liberty: the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill Blog written by Angela Kitching, Head of External Affairs, Age UK The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill is in Committee in the House of Lords – unless you are an avid Parliamentary watcher, I doubt you’ve noticed. But public controversy is starting to rise […]

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