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Effects of caloric restriction on the antagonistic and integrative hallmarks of aging
Aging is a significant risk factor for cognitive decline associated with neurodegenerative diseases, which makes understanding what promotes ‘healthy brain aging’ very important. Studies suggest that caloric restriction ...
Dietary and pharmacological interventions that inhibit mammalian target of rapamycin activity alter the brain expression levels of neurogenic and glial markers in an age-and treatment-dependent manner
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2020)
Intermittent fasting (IF) and its mimetic, rapamycin extend lifespan and healthspan through mechanisms that are not fully understood. We investigated different short-term durations of IF and rapamycin on cellular and ...
The difficult childhood of an adult: aging and maturity in Witold Gombrowicz’s pornografia
Maturity and immaturity are the hallmarks of Witold Gombrowicz’s literary texts. They were introduced in his first novel, Ferdydurke, and an early collection of short stories, Memoirs from a Time of Immaturity, and continued ...
Expression levels of SMAD specific E3 ubiquitin protein ligase 2 (Smurf2) and its interacting partners show region-specific alterations during brain aging
Aging occurs due to a combination of several factors, such as telomere attrition, cellular senescence, and stem cell exhaustion. The telomere attrition-dependent cellular senescence is regulated by increased levels of SMAD ...