Meditation is associated with stronger connections between brain regions.
New research by Nobel Prize winning UCSF researcher, Elizabeth Blackburn, provides a possible mechanism by which exercise protects against stress-related chromosome aging.
Post on Apr 15, 2011 by Darya Pino
Another promising dietary supplement fails to deliver protection against a target disease, this time Alzheimer's.
Post on Dec 10, 2010 by Darya Pino
Some 30 researchers from the University of California-San Francisco and the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have come together to investigate why HIV-positive patients, who are now living longer lives thanks to anti-retroviral drugs, seem to be aging faster than their uninfected peers.
Post on Nov 26, 2008 by Gabriela Quirós
This is the second of two stories born out of an afternoon at UCSF's Memory and Aging Center, where a team of scientists, led by Dr. Bruce Miller, is trying to tease out the differences between as many as 200 dementias that affect aging brains.