Ocean Experiment Advances Wine Aging Process

For the last 18 months, Mira Winery has been experimenting with a new process for aging wine that holds the potential to revolutionize the way the industry thinks about aging. To d

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Red Wine Compound May Improve Memory Study Suggests

A substance found in red wine and dark chocolate that has been touted for its supposed anti-aging effects may improve people's memory, new research suggests. In a study of overweight adults, those who took resveratrol supplements for six months had better short-term recall than their counterparts who took a placebo. This small pilot study, detailed Wednesday (June 4) in the Journal of …

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American Aging Association Meeting Presents Latest Developments in Aging Research

SAN ANTONIO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE) held May 30-June 2, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas, featured the latest scholarship in the field of aging research from more than 70 leading experts. "The talks at this year's meeting were of exceptionally high quality with new exciting insights on the role of gut fauna in healthy …

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Antidiabetic drug could soon be used for healthy aging

A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that the popular anti-diabetic drug metformin may slow aging and could even increase lifespan. The findings represent a shift in beliefs about antioxidants, thought to neutralize the effects of highly reactive oxygen molecules produced by the mitochondria during cell-to-cell energy transfer. The …

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Connecticut aging commissioner a reluctant retiree at 88

By Richard Weizel MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) – At age 88, Edith Prague brought real-world experience to her job as commissioner of Connecticut's Department on Aging, but when urged by her doctor to consider cutting back her schedule she reluctantly decided to retire. Prague, one of the state's oldest employees who is believed by state officials to be the nation's oldest commissioner on aging, on …

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