Does a healthy lifestyle promote cognitive performance in old age? What new therapeutic approaches can be used to extend the health span in old age? What must the environment look like so that people can age healthy and satisfied? These are just a few examples of the pressing questions that society and politics are currently posing to science. The Leibniz Research Alliance Healthy Ageing wants to provide answers.
  1. Diabetes Drug May Improve Bone Fat-induced Defects of Fracture Healing
    03/20/2017 · DIfE German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

    A new study led by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE), a partner of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), shows that gliptins – well known from diabetes treatment – may oppose the detrimental effects of fat cell accumulation in the bone marrow to improve bone healing in older, overweight patients. The research team led by stem cell researchers Thomas H. Ambrosi and Tim J. Schulz has now published its findings in Cell Stem Cell (Ambrosi et al. 2017).

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  2. Men with Impaired Glucose Metabolism Should Avoid High-Carbohydrate Foods in the Evening
    03/09/2017 · DIfE German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

    According to a nutrition study led by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE), a partner of the German Center for Diabetes Research, the so-called internal clock also influences how people with impaired glucose metabolism react to carbohydrate-rich food. For example, in men with prediabetes, abundant consumption of foods containing starch and sugar in the evening had a negative effect on their blood glucose regulation. In comparison, in healthy study participants the timing of carbohydrate intake did not play a significant role in blood glucose regulation.

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  3. Poster & PhD Award for young scientists at the 2nd International Symposium Healthy Ageing
    03/06/2017 · LFV Healthy Ageing

    During the 2nd International Symposium Healthy Ageing, young researchers received the Poster as well as the Presentation Award.

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