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Have Scientists Pinpointed The Gene Responsible For Weight Gain and Aging?

Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center (USDA HNRCA) on Aging at Tufts University and Yale University School of Medicine appear to have discovered a gene responsible for causing weight gain, where the removal of it seems to do the opposite: decreases fat and aging. This gene, called FAT10, plays …

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Study Finds Too Much Salt Speeds Up Aging

All those anti-aging creams and injections you rely on may not be as useful as you think, and it’s possible that tossing something else out may have an even greater effect on how old you look and feel: salt. The negative health consequences of ingesting too much salt have been known for a while, but …

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Seniors and Stereotypes: Myths of Aging

Seniors are typically thought of as gentle people who want to maintain independence as long as possible, but there are a whole host of stereotypes out there about aging that just aren’t true.
Myth: Seniors Don’t Care About the World
This myth falls under what logicians call “the psychologist’s fallacy” in which people presuppose the thoughts of …

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Aging In Place Guides: Can they Help?

Aging in place guides offer a wonderful opportunity to families or couples who want to maintain their homes during their retirement years. The entire concept of aging in place means taht you can stay at home and receive the same quality care …

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