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. Aggressive tumors - New regulator in breast cancer cells discovered
    06.08.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Triple-negative breast cancer is a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. Here, important receptors are missing, which often serve as targets for treatments. Thus, these tumors are unlikely to respond to current...

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  2. Back-to-back: Current Studies on the Longevity of Naked Mole-Rats
    02.08.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Naked mole-rats can live considerably longer than other rodents like mouse, rat or guinea pig. This makes them outliers among mammals, just as humans with their maximum lifespan of about 120 years. The identification of genetic...

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  3. Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Also Elevated in Women with Obesity Who Are Metabolically Healthy
    31.05.2018 · DIfE German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrück

    Women with obesity are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, even if they are considered to be metabolically healthy. Moreover, women of normal weight are at risk of heart attack or stroke if they suffer from a metabolic...

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