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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 ...

Two people on a bench by the sea

Can gut bugs keep you healthy for longer?

... factor from the bacteria and the worms show accelerated ageing, or their more frail, that molecule coming from those bugs might be involved in the ageing process? Daniel - Correct. Though the molecules that ... a lot of the things that we associate with health versus ageing. Chris - What are those molecules? Daniel - The ...

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, ...

 This image shows a display of healthy foods on a table. Foods include beans, grains, cauliflour, cantelope, pasta, bread, orange, turkey, salmon, carrots, turnips, zucchini, snowpeas, string beans, radishes, asparagus, summer squash, lean beef,...

Can your diet affect your lifespan?

... in early life has a very long term influence in the ageing process and, ultimately, in the regulation of ... my larval stage, do we know anything about adult diets and ageing. One diet that has attracted a lot of attention ...

 This image shows a display of healthy foods on a table. Foods include beans, grains, cauliflour, cantelope, pasta, bread, orange, turkey, salmon, carrots, turnips, zucchini, snowpeas, string beans, radishes, asparagus, summer squash, lean beef,...

Personalised nutrition to serve up a healthy life with a side of living longer

... how the combination of genes and diet contributes to the ageing process, as part of a project called MetaFlex. ‘We ... the diet,’ he said. To measure the long-term effects of ageing – or health at older ages – and identify its basic ... stay healthy with age, as we already have a significant ageing population. ‘Focusing on the health aspect is really ...