Research

Highlighting scientific research which concerns disease, aging discoveries and healthy living.
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Symposia

Our 2013 and 2015 symposia focused on issues concerning diet and aging.
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MR Reduces the Effects of Kidney Injury

Did you know that kidney disease is one of the major causes of early mortality, morbidity, and rising medical costs in the United States? Now, more than ever, it is crucial to find a way to delay or avoid this devastating disease. OFAS and other researchers have...

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High Fat Diet Improves Healthspan and Memory

A recent study has demonstrated that a ketogenic diet significantly improved memory in aging mice and increased the animal’s chances of surviving to old age, opening up a new area of inquiry in aging research. Eating a ketogenic diet – which is high in fat and low in...

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High Fat Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan

As more people age well past their 70s, researchers have increasingly explored the issues of health and quality of life during aging. A recent mouse study at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine sheds revealed that a high-fat, or ketogenic, diet not only...

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