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2013-05-09 23:05:08

Program focuses on prevention of age-related changes by restoring hormones to youthful levels. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Synergy Lifestyle Center is excited to announce a new Age Management program that is designed to optimize patients´ hormone levels and prevent the physical and functional decline from the aging process. The program is for adults who want to age in a healthy manner and without the typical signs of aging. This new program comes in the wake of a new school of...

Breaking The Cougar And Sugar Daddy Myth
2013-05-07 05:50:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The image of a rich older man taking care of a beautiful young woman, or a rich older woman using a hot young man for his body is pervasive in our culture. A new study led by the University of Colorado, however, reveals that those married to younger or older mates have on average lower earnings, lower cognitive abilities, are less educated and less attractive than couples of similar ages. "Hugh Hefner is an outlier," said Hani...

Economic Factors Have Greatest Impact On Fertility Rates
2013-05-01 08:56:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Economic factors, rather than medical or cultural influences, will have the greatest impact on global population levels over the next decade, according to a recent University of Missouri College of Arts and Science (COAS) study. According to United Nations figures, the Earth´s population could exceed 8 billion people by the year 2023 if current trends continue. But improvements in economic development, such as higher...

2013-04-22 22:21:35

Rats protected from irradiation Adding more color to your diet in the form of berries is encouraged by many nutrition experts. The protective effect of berries against inflammation has been documented in many studies. Diets supplemented with blueberries and strawberries have also been shown to improve behavior and cognitive functions in stressed young rats. To evaluate the protective effects of berries on brain function, specifically the ability of the brain to clear toxic accumulation,...

2013-04-22 10:00:41

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that alternative splicing — a process that allows a single gene to code for multiple proteins — appears to be a new potential target for anti-telomerase cancer therapy. The enzyme telomerase is overexpressed in almost all cancer cells, and previous research efforts have failed to identify good telomerase inhibitors. The study by Dr. Woodring Wright and UT Southwestern colleagues in the April 4 issue of Cell Reports...

2013-04-18 21:54:42

Declining levels of the protein BubR1 occur when both people and animals age, and contribute to cell senescence or deterioration, weight loss, muscle wasting and cataracts. Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that adult progenitor or stem cells -- important for repair and regeneration of skeletal muscle and maintenance of healthy fat tissue -- are subject to cellular senescence, and that clearance of these cells limits age-related deterioration of these tissues. The findings appear today...

2013-04-12 15:57:27

Like finally seeing all the gears of a watch and how they work together, researchers from UCLA and UC Berkeley have, for the first time ever, solved the puzzle of how the various components of an entire telomerase enzyme complex fit together and function in a three-dimensional structure. The creation of the first complete visual map of the telomerase enzyme, which is known to play a significant role in aging and most cancers, represents a breakthrough that could open up a host of new...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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