In their research a number of genes that are different between pathological aging and healthy aging. Their findings were published in the scientific journal Aging.
Through Zvi’s story and his work history we also see Israel as it has changed, developed and aged since the Six Day War.
The average Israeli has a life expectancy of 83, but their HALE (healthy active life expectancy) is 75.
While the deterioration had been previously demonstrated in worms, Technion recreated the conditions in human cells and presented its findings in the context of heat stress.
The unchecked accumulation of damaged proteins can lead to several neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, Huntington's, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
“We are going backwards in time,” Prof. Shai Efrati said.
The study confirmed that cell death is due to cells declining in coordination, not functionality.
How can we, as a society and as family of older adults, find the balance between protecting and respecting?
Do seniors feel fine? A major issue is how well our brains function.
The belief that a single year is the equivalent of seven years in "dog years," this ratio holds no weight whatsoever.