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Leptin Associated With Cognitive Impairment In Older Adults Scheduled For Surgery

Adipokines are cytokines secreted by adipose (fat) tissue. Their existence was first noted in 1994, with the discovery of leptin. This cytokine is known to suppress hunger, but also promotes atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction and inflammation. Another adipokine, adiponectin is...

Deriving Brain Age From Imaging In The UK Biobank

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to obtain a measure of “brain age”, which may be different from chronological age. This is achieved by comparing an individual's brain scan with a population-wide dataset. The “brain age gap” (or...

A New Blood Test Algorithm mPoA – Quantifying Biological Aging

People age at different rates determined by both their environment/ lifestyle and genetics. Biological aging is the gradual and progressive decline in body integrity that occurs over time eventually leading to loss of vitality or illness/ disability in some cases. Measures of...

First Healthy Aging Data Release From 2570 Participants In The Medical Genome Reference Bank

The Medical Genome Reference Bank (MGRB) is planned to contain the whole genome sequences (WGS) of over 4000 elderly individuals with no reported history of cancer, cardiovascular disease, or neurodegenerative diseases until at least age 70. The study design,...

351 Lymphoblastoid Cell Lines Added To NIA Aging Cell Repository At Coriell Institute

Hundreds of biological samples donated from individuals aged 90 years or older have been added to the National Institute on Aging’s (NIA) Aging Cell Repository, housed at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research. The samples, a total of 351 lymphoblastoid cell lines,...

Age Labs Plans To Predict Disease Risk And Mortality Using Datasets From Norwegian Biobanks

Age Labs has announced that the Research Council of Norway has awarded €1 million in R&D funding to support Age Labs in developing a unique biomarker for aging, through their Programme for User-driven Research-based Innovation (BIA). Age Labs, founded in...

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