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‘MUSIC Map’ Reveals Some Brain Cells Age Faster and Are More Prevalent in Alzheimer’s

May 14, 2024

…Alzheimer’s disease. Additionally, researchers observed sex-specific differences in the aging process of certain brain cells, with the female cortex exhibiting a higher ratio of “old” oligodendrocytes to “old” neurons compared to the male cortex.

Have You Found Meaning in Life? Answer Determines Health and Well-being

December 10, 2019

A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that the presence of and search for meaning in life are important for health and well-being, though the relationships differ in adults younger and older than age 60.

How Old Is Your Dog in Human Years? Scientists Develop Better Method than ‘Multiply by 7’

July 2, 2020

…them evaluate how well anti-aging products work. If there’s one myth that has persisted through the years without much evidence, it’s this: multiply your dog’s age by seven to calculate how old they are in “human years.” In other words, the old adage says, a four-year-old dog is similar in…

New Blood: Lab-Grown Stem Cells Bode Well for Transplants, Aging Research

August 12, 2021

UC San Diego researchers develop a method to grow hematopoietic stem cells in culture, with clinical implications for bone marrow transplants and aging research.

Hearing Loss is Associated with Subtle Changes in the Brain

November 21, 2023

A team of UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science along with Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute researchers employed hearing tests and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine whether hearing impairment is associated with differences

UC San Diego Launches New Center on Healthy Aging and Senior Care

May 2, 2014

Dilip V. Jeste, MD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of California, San Diego and will direct the newly established Center on Healthy Aging and Senior Care.

From San Diego to Italy, Study Suggests Wisdom can Protect Against Loneliness

October 1, 2020

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and University of Rome La Sapienza examined middle-aged and older adults in San Diego and Cilento, Italy and found loneliness and wisdom had a strong negative correlation. The wiser the person, the less lonely they were.

Complex Health Issues of Aging Patients Not Solved in a Senior Moment

January 7, 2016

Complex Health Issues of Aging Patients Not Solved in a Senior Moment Program teaches medical professionals how to address obstacles to care, such as isolation and homelessness Photo by vuk8691/iStock Photo Reams of medical books and guidelines exist on how to manage a patient’s diabetes, but much of that goes…

Learning From Our Elders With a Twist (and Shout)

March 22, 2018

…transform students’ “understanding of aging, health, learning and research, as well as connect them more deeply to the people and places” of San Diego. The Serving Seniors Singers moved the prom crowd to sing with them: “I don’t care what they say/I won’t stay in a world without love.” Initially…

Researchers Find Common Psychological Traits in Group of Italians Aged 90 to 101

December 11, 2017

In remote Italian villages nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and mountains lives a group of several hundred citizens over the age of 90. Researchers at the University of Rome La Sapienza and University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified common psychological traits in members of this group.

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