Our hearts are incredible for all that they do— but that said, they aren't great at mending themselves. Consequently, after a heart attack, a lot of scar tissue forms in the heart, making it less pliable and unable to pump blood. Researchers have identified a way to reverse some … [Read more...] about New technique reverses damage left by heart attacks
“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” - Betty Friedan By Oliver Kammeyer I live on a bike path, and just a half-mile east of my place there’s a coffee shop that’s always packed. It seems every day the customers compete to see who can wake up … [Read more...] about Achieving quality along with quantity: an Optimist’s View on aging
These days, it’s not uncommon for women to want to put child-rearing on hold while they focus on pursuing their own interests or professional careers. This means that many women are opting to have kids later in life—however, women’s reproductive biology differs from men’s because … [Read more...] about Scientists develop a way to reverse aging in human eggs
Aging can be measured by more than just the candles on our birthday cake. It can also be measured through chemical changes in our DNA - what scientists call “biomarkers”. But what happens if we alter this process at a cellular level? Can we stop aging in its tracks? In a … [Read more...] about Is aging reversible? A new study says maybe it is.