Aging

Jumping genes: One Clue in Our Understanding of the Dark Genome

We know that the difference between Cabernet-Sauvignon and Chardonnay is red…


Cut and Repair: The Gene Editing Tool that is Changing How We Treat Disease

This year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry went to the ground-breaking gene editing…


A Healthy Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life, Even If You Suffer From Multiple Illnesses

A new study shows that people affected by two or more chronic diseases can…


How Yo-Yo Dieting Takes a Toll on Your Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), since 1975, obesity has…


Intermittent fasting: A Sustainable Road to Weight Loss, Longevity, and Mental Clarity

Intermittent fasting is changing the way we eat, including when and how we…


Older woman holding up a camera. Photo by Tiago Muraro on Unsplash.

The Ups & Downs of Aging: What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Living Well

An earlier version of this piece was published on PassioInventa in August 2019…


Aging Cells Make 'Signature' Molecules that Could Lead to New Treatments

Gray hairs and wrinkles might be visible signs of aging, but the signs we can’t…


Close up side view of professional nurse checking health condition with stethoscope of middle-aged short hair female patient in a hospital office.

A Short History of Sickness and Why Prevention is Best

Throughout history, societies, technology and knowledge have evolved…


Fashionable older woman. Photo by Kevin Grieve on Unsplash.

How Old Are You, Really? Meet Your Biological Age.

Whether we easily reveal our chronological age to others or keep it close to…


Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…