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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 ...

Why do animals have to die?

... simple answer to why we die is because of the process of ageing. But if you ask why do we age, the simple answer is we ... which eventually claims our lives. What we do know about ageing and longevity is that the process is heavily ...

Ear

What is tinnitus?

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

What's glaucoma?

Glaucoma is another important condition of ageing. It causes a gradual loss of peripheral vision. The ...

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 ...

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 ...

People Driving

Are some demographics better at driving?

... But then some more differences start to kick in around ageing, which is something else I'm interested in. Older ...

Weight of red cells made in a lifetime?

... Andrzej Mysliwskia and Anna Korczak, Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, Volume 34, Issue 2, April 1986, Pages ...

Why do some senses degrade sooner than others?

... do that job get damaged by loud noises, the effects of ageing and the effects of damaging chemicals in the blood ...

Clock face

Does time go faster as you age?

... the apparently paradoxical aspects of time experienced in ageing... I’ve noticed as I’ve grown older that time ...

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 ...

A selection of ring doughnuts

Is sugar in fruit healthier than in doughnuts?

... it removes senescent cells which are a normal product of ageing. They are also called zombie cells, funnily, because ...