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Physical Activity May Have a Stronger Role than Genes in Longevity

August 24, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity study asked whether associations between physical activity and sedentary time with death varied based on different levels of genetic predisposition for longevity.

$11.8 Million in Support from Gary and Mary West to Launch Geriatric Emergency Department

May 2, 2016

…Health Institute to support their mission of making successful aging a reality for seniors in San Diego and the nation.

Can Seven Questions Determine How Wise You Are?

December 2, 2021

Researchers report that an abbreviated, seven-item scale can help determine with high validity a person’s level of wisdom, a potentially modifiable personality trait that has been shown to have a strong association to well-being.

Novel Intervention in Senior Housing Communities Increases Resilience and Wisdom

February 5, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Mather Institute, developed a method to enhance resilience and reduce subjective stress in residents living in senior housing communities.

To Ward Off Aging, Stem Cells Must Take Out the Trash

March 21, 2023

UC San Diego researchers find stem cells use a surprising system for discarding misfolded proteins. This unique pathway could be the key to maintaining long-term health and preventing age-related blood and immune disorders.

Physical and Mental Health of Seniors Linked to Optimism, Wisdom and Loneliness

May 8, 2019

In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneliness, income and sleep quality, impact the physical and mental functioning of older persons.

Biological Age, Not Birthdate May Reveal Healthy Longevity

July 27, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Study reports that epigenetic age acceleration is associated with lower odds of living to be 90 years old and could be used as a biomarker for healthy longevity and to estimate functional and cognitive aging.

Major Contract Funds Study on Drivers of Resilience Among Older Adults

October 31, 2023

Anthony J.A. Molina of UC San Diego School of Medicine leads a multi-disciplinary project selected to receive funding from Wellcome Leap’s $60 million Dynamic Resilience program.

Graying but Grinning: Despite Physical Ailments, Older Adults Happier

August 24, 2016

While even the best wines eventually peak and turn to vinegar, a new study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests a paradoxical trend in the mental health of aging adults: They seem to consistently get better over time.

Biomarking Time

November 21, 2012

…elsewhere, describe markers and a model that quantify how aging occurs at the level of genes and molecules, providing not just a more precise way to determine how old someone is, but also perhaps anticipate or treat ailments and diseases that come with the passage of time.

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