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Aging In America: We Should Look Abroad For Elderly Care Examples
2013-03-21 06:15:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A professor at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) says that Americans could learn a thing or two about how to improve the quality of life for the elderly. Aging expert M.C. Terry Hokenstad, PhD, social work professor in aging from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at CWRU, calls his findings "lessons from abroad," based on comparison of the US system of health care for the aging and other nations. He found that...

2013-03-17 23:02:15

Recently launched by the skin professionals at Facial Attraction, Australians are finally getting to experience the effects of the highly sought after Meso Anti-Ageing treatment. Leading skin specialist Ms. Kirsty Warren says “People in the U.S. and Europe have used Meso for years, it was time to bring it to Australia because the results are amazing and there´s no down-time.” (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Facial Attraction has recently unveiled the Meso Anti-Ageing treatment in...

DNA Strand Length Can Predict Heart Disease Death
2013-03-11 20:36:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Univere Online Researchers studying more than 3,500 patients with heart disease say the length of DNA strands can help predict life expectancy. Scientists at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City presented a new study March 9 at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session in San Francisco, claiming they were able to predict survival rates among patients with heart disease. The...

2013-02-20 10:36:10

Among healthy adults who were administered a cold virus, those with shorter telomere length (a structure at the end of a chromosome) in certain cells were more likely to develop experimentally-induced upper respiratory infection than participants with longer telomeres, according to results of preliminary research published in the February 20 issue of JAMA. Telomeres shorten with each cell division and function as protective caps to prevent erosion of genomic DNA during cell division....

Biological Markers In Chromosomes Predict The Common Cold
2013-02-20 10:41:51

[Watch Video: Biological Marker Predicts Susceptibility To Common Cold] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While predicting future events has been met with much skepticism, many scientists make it their life work to predict what will happen in the future. Such predictions include what regional weather will be like, how much warmer the planet will be, and even when the Sun will die. But predictive science is not limited to just forecasting the weather or...

2013-02-17 23:00:56

The TA-65 Users Survey included the collection of qualitative data gathered through survey research. This study outlined the TA-65 longevity and health benefits seen in actual human subjects, during the course of the 6 months. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 Telomeres are protective pieces of DNA material at the ends of every chromosome in every cell in the body. Telomeres, like protective caps at the end of our shoelaces, function to protect the integrity of the genome and preserve...

Low Protein Diet Slows Alzheimer’s In Lab Mice
2013-02-15 14:13:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the University of Southern California (USC) recently found that a normal, low-protein diet could slow signs of Alzheimer´s and boost memory in mice. The Alzheimer´s Association defines the disease as a form of dementia related to difficulties with behavior, memory and thinking. In the study, mice with advanced stages of Alzheimer´s disease were put on a new diet. They were given specific amino...


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