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Researchers identify genes responsible for healthy aging process

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.

A.B. Yehoshua explores aging in new book with humor and humanity

Through Zvi’s story and his work history we also see Israel as it has changed, developed and aged since the Six Day War.

Israel must help elderly citizens stay active in society - opinion

The average Israeli has a life expectancy of 83, but their HALE (healthy active life expectancy) is 75.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
13/01/2021

Israeli researchers release findings on how body deteriorates with age

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.

New study sheds light on how cell quality control deteriorates with age

The unchecked accumulation of damaged proteins can lead to several neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, Huntington's, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber at Aviv Clinic in Florida

Israeli scientists claim to reverse aging process

“We are going backwards in time,” Prof. Shai Efrati said.

During aging, cells accumulate random damage. A fundamental question in aging is how such a stochast

Bar-Ilan Study confirms novel theory of aging, could influence treatments

The study confirmed that cell death is due to cells declining in coordination, not functionality.

Risks and rewards among the aging

How can we, as a society and as family of older adults, find the balance between protecting and respecting?

By JUDY JOSS
30/09/2020

Young brains, old brains: Memory, thinking and aging

Do seniors feel fine? A major issue is how well our brains function.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
16/07/2020

New study debunks 'dog years' myth, dogs and humans age differently

The belief that a single year is the equivalent of seven years in "dog years," this ratio holds no weight whatsoever.

05/07/2020
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