January 10, 2022

Support will expand research on interventions to increase healthy years of life

Veterinarian Dr. Kate Creevy examines a patient
April 15, 2021

Even though this just the first year of Dog Aging Project, the data already collected is helping researchers learn, for example, the ways that dogs tend to slow down as they age.They are also seeing that dog activity patterns are different depen

April 13, 2021

Project for healthy longevity in canines is recruiting puppies, big and giant dogs, rural dogs, certain breeds, and working dogs.

November 14, 2019

Across the country, some 10,000 dogs of all backgrounds, and their owners, will be recruited for a major study of what makes for a long, healthy dog’s life

September 5, 2017

Across King County is a great disparity in the health quality of residents in different neighborhoods. Disparities in life expectancy are as high as 18 years for men and 14 years for women. 

Researchers studying the biology of aging (geroscience) briefly treated middle-age mice with the drug rapamycin to gauge the long-term effects of short-term therapy on health and longevity. 

"Age is the greatest risk factor for nearly every major cause of mortality in developed nation's," UW Medicine researchers Matt Kaeberlein, Peter Rabinovitch, and George Martin, all from the UW Department of Pathology, wrote in introduction to a

Even as life expectancy is increasing in the United States and many parts of the world, people are living more years with chronic illness or disabling conditions.

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