Press Releases on Research

Press releases on research comprise news on FLI's current scientific publications or relevant research results.

Aging is associated with an increase in frailty and age related-diseases. A calorie-restricted diet is known to alleviate these age-related...

Scientists from the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),...

In old age, humans increasingly suffer from infections. In such a case, blood stem cells that are usually inactive are activated in order to produce...

Das Allan-Herndon-Dudley-Syndrom ist eine seltene und schwerwiegende Erkrankung, von der ausschließlich Männer betroffen sind. Die Betroffenen leiden...

The genetic basis of lifespan determination is poorly understood. Most research has been done on short-lived animals, and it is unclear if these...

Welche Rolle die verschiedenen Hormone im menschlichen Körper spielen, ist noch nicht vollständig erforscht. Klar ist aber: Geraten sie aus dem...

Ageing-associated changes in gene expression follow trajectories akin to those observed in degenerative chronic diseases yet opposite to those found...

Above the age of 50, the most likely causes of death are cancer and degenerative diseases such as heart failure, dementia or diabetes. Since life...

A ten-nation consortium has reported the first high-quality reference genome sequence of barley, a cereal crop that is used around the world as animal...

It has been estimated that more than 80 million people in the world have an unfulfilled desire to have children. But for every 10th couple, the...