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Harvesting bone marrow

Would self bone marrow transplants reverse aging?

... Professor Tom Kirkwood at Newcastle University... Tom - Ageing is complicated. We know that the underlying reason ... membranes that make up the cells. So basically, the ageing process is driven by things going wrong, cells become ... the body do themselves experience some form of intrinsic ageing. So, in theory, one might think that a good way to ...

Elderly man holding a watch

Does gravity affect how the body ages?

... of white blood cells). So actually there is an advanced ageing effect owing to radiation exposure which outpaces the ... to a massive gravity your time does slow down but does the ageing slow as well? And if yes, how? Let me rephrase my ... possible that MR. Smith's body has slowed it's "natural" ageing process while on this trip? Do we have some internal ...

What foods are good for your eyes?

... on the whole, the tend to fate old people. We live in an ageing society and this condition becomes commoner as time ...

Elderly man holding a watch

Is dementia on the rise?

... for but, also, people are living longer. We've got an ageing population and that means more people are living long ...

Ear

What is tinnitus?

... why this can happen. The commonest is because of the ageing process and damage to your ears caused by degeneration ...

Does epigenetics dictate our preferences?

... - Yeah, so epigenetics is a very important factor in ageing and that's something that's become more and more clear ...

The Brain

What is déjà vu?

... it because we still have a lot of our brain intact because ageing hasn’t started. Chris - It happens to me when I’m ...

Genders

Why do women live longer than men?

... seems to be quite a majorly human thing. That this sort of ageing aspect to it, in terms of the menopause in particular, ...

A lovely lady in a face mask.

How can genetics inform us about skincare?

... sun. Chris - Yeah, because smoking has a really profound ageing effect, doesn't it? Kat - I think much more so than ...

DNA electrophoresis

How can we find "cancer genes"?

... that we develop through our lifetime, just through the ageing process, through wear and tear in the cell, and ...