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Rate Of Ageing Tied To Birthweight, Metabolites
2013-07-10 10:00:52

Scientists have discovered a clue towards understanding the rate of ageing and overall health of individuals later in life. Metabolites are leftover chemical fingerprints derived from molecular changes before birth or during infancy that may provide this new insight.

2013-07-09 15:25:20

As the population gets older, and the baby boomers begin to enter their 60's and 70's, one might assume that the number of trips to the emergency department will also increase.

2013-07-09 11:28:26

Persons who live to an older age are the more likely to be disabled near the end of life and require the assistance of a caregiver to complete the activities of daily living, and disability was more common in women than men two years before death.

2013-07-08 12:13:59

Children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy often die as young adults from heart and breathing complications.

2013-06-24 23:20:39

Omega-3 supplements like Omega XL shown to protect against age-related chromosome damage Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 An Ohio State University

2013-06-21 23:21:18

A study finds a possible link between a drug alternative that could slow age-associated impairments in the brain with restricting caloric intake.

2013-06-21 10:49:14

RAP1 is a gene that also protects telomeres.

Herbal Supplement Increases Fly Lifespan
2013-06-19 09:00:41

Rhodiola rosea, a yellow-flowered mountain plant used in many countries for stress relief, has recently been found to increase the lifespan of fruit flies by 24 percent on average.

2013-06-17 12:13:57

Memory improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by UCSF San Francisco researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.