Subtle differences in perception during teenage years predict the development of hallucinations, delusions, and psychosis later in life.
Researchers share new insight on subjective age discordance, the difference between how old you feel and how old you would like to be. The study reports on days you feel closest to your ideal age, your mood is more positive.
Researchers say older adults who feel lonely are twice as likely to use opioids to control pain, and 2.5 times more likely to be prescribed anti-anxiety medications and sedatives than those who have a more socially active lifestyle.
People who are financially more comfortable during mid-life tend to live longer, researchers say.
VNTR2-1, a recently identified region of DNA, appears to drive the activity of the telomerase gene. The telomerase gene has previously been found to prevent aging in specific cells.
Reconstituting the amount of chondroitin 6-sulphate to perineuronal nets completely restored memory and brain plasticity in aging mice to a similar level as seen in younger animals, a new study reports. The findings could lead to new therapies to restore age-related memory loss in older humans.
Newly synthesized compounds can halt the degradation of neurons in a range of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, researchers say.
A new study reveals a number of different factors, including smoking, age, education levels, sex, handedness, and family medical history, which can have an impact on reaction time.
The desire of older adults to live to an advanced aged was significantly reduced by hypothetical adverse life events, such as the prospects of developing dementia or chronic pain conditions.
A new study strengthens previous research linking dental health to dementia and cognitive decline. Researchers found tooth loss is a risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, and with each tooth lost, the risk for cognitive impairment increases.