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. Pizza, burgers and the like: A single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism and prepare the path to fatty liver disease and diabetes
    03.03.2017 · DDZ Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum

    In the current issue of the “Journal of Clinical Investigation”, DZD researchers working at the German Diabetes Center, in conjunction with the Helmholtz Center in Munich and colleagues from Portugal, published a scientific...

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  2. New Mechanisms of Gene Inactivation may prevent Aging and Cancer
    03.03.2017 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

    Every cell in our body contains the complete DNA library. So-called methyl groups regulate that in body tissues only the genetic information is expressed that is indeed needed in this tissue. Now, for the first time, researchers...

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  3. Combating Iron in the Brain: Researchers Find Anti-Aging Micromolecule
    14.02.2017 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

    During aging as well as during Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, iron accumulates in the human brain. Now, researchers from German Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena and Italian Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) in Pisa...

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