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. 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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  2. Less is more? Gene switch for healthy aging found
    28.05.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Aging is associated with an increase in frailty and age related-diseases. A calorie-restricted diet is known to alleviate these age-related conditions. Researchers from the European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing...

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  3. Surviving in starvation - New mechanism for cell preservation discovered
    15.05.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Scientists from the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, discovered a new mechanism that is important for...

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