Friday, 24 July 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
Take the Lead | Dr. Diane Hamilton’s Leadership Radio Show The science of aging is certainly a mysterious one. Scientists and experts in the field all agree that there isn’t a “miracle” cure to stop aging completely in its tracks, but at the same time, they are seeking out ways to allow the body to
Thursday, 09 July 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
StarTribune | By Steve Peoples Associated Press The focus on Biden’s age and mental competence continued this week on television sets across the country, backed by a wave of related digital ads asking voters whether Biden “is old and out of it.” A separate television ad produced by a pro-Trump super PAC openly suggests Biden has
Thursday, 05 March 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
When the next presidential term begins, the White House will be occupied either by 79-year-old Sanders, 78-year-old Biden, or 74-year-old Trump. What is the probability that any of these candidates will survive for four years, or possibly eight years, with their health intact? Dr. S. Jay Olshansky weighs in on the age of the presidential
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
Super Tuesday made this crystal-clear: The next president will be a septuagenarian.  But voters shouldn’t worry about that, aging experts say. Biden is 77. Sanders is 78. So is former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg (who only won American Samoa last night and seems likely to reassess his campaign today). And President Trump, of
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 / Published in Life Sciences, News
Some researchers have cast doubt on the record of the celebrated supercentenarian. People in France remember the summer of 1997 for the deaths of Princess Diana, Mother Teresa, and Jeanne Calment. The first became a household name by marrying into royalty; the second, by caring for the world’s sick and poor. Jeanne Calment, however, was an