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. Cognitive impairment in the elderly – What is the role of air pollution and lung function?
    19.03.2018 · IUF Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine

    A study from scientists at IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine in Düsseldorf, Germany, published in the European Respiratory Journal, indicates that poor lung function is not only a risk factor for...

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  2. Additional 5 Million Euro Funding for Aging Research in Jena, Germany
    09.03.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    The Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena, Germany, was approved 5 million EUR additional funding by the German Joint Science Conference (Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz, GWK), which thus implemented a proposal by the Senate...

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  3. Cancer or degenerative diseases?
    31.01.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

    Above the age of 50, the most likely causes of death are cancer and degenerative diseases such as heart failure, dementia or diabetes. Since life expectancy has been considerably growing over the last 150 years, the frequency of...

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