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A happy, healthy older man

Ageing and Bioscience at the Babraham Institute

... were brought together recently for conference on Ageing and Bioscience, hosted by the Babraham Institute just ... Partridge and I'm Director of the Institute of Healthy Ageing at UCL.  A very practical problem, I think, is the ... healthy as they get older.  The economic impact of the ageing population on health services is just becoming ...

The naked mole-rat’s genes could inspire ways to delay the ageing process and treat strokes in humans.

Uncovering the secrets of the naked mole-rat

... its genes that could provide cures for strokes, delay the ageing process, and even increase our lifespan. These tiny, ... entire genome. It initially focused on genes relating to ageing, a key interest for researcher Dr João Pedro de ... at the University of Liverpool, UK. He wants to delay the ageing process, and turn back the clock to put a spring in ...

Taeniopygia guttata - A male Zebra Finch in Karratha, Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia.

Longevity and Telomeres - Planet Earth Online

... of DNA called telomeres - which are often associated with ageing. Birds are known for their long lives.  Petrels, for ... your research came out of the possible connection to human ageing and it almost being that in this case when it comes to ... DNA called telomeres – which are often associated with ageing. Now, by studying Australian zebra finches, ...

Old lady from Zacatecas, Mexico

Living to 115

... going on there? Henne - Well, it could be that during our ageing, the amount of stem cells really decreases enormously. ... would that mean? Ginny - So, what does this tell us about ageing and what might cause that process? Henne - Well, we ...