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2012-09-02 23:01:45

Anti-aging website, AntiAgingProductsReviewed.com, is announcing new anti-aging reports so they can help women not only combat the signs of physical facial signs of aging but with other aging symptoms as well after a new report reveals the truth behind the popular longevity diet. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 After reports showed that the ℠longevity diet´ a popular diet plan that includes drastic, low-calorie diets, may not help people live longer and prevent premature...

Low-Calorie Diet Doesn't Extend Life In Monkeys
2012-08-30 10:42:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that, while calorie restriction has short-term health benefits for monkeys, it doesn´t necessarily increase their life span. According to the Wall Street Journal, in the past, calorie restriction was thought to increase longevity by 30 to 40 percent in experiments done with lab mice and rats. In 2009, the idea of caloric restriction became more popular when a study by the Wisconsin National...

2012-08-14 10:24:45

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vi - the developer, owner and operator of older adult living communities - is celebrating its 25(th) anniversary in August. Vi operates 10 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) nationwide. "We are extremely proud of the accomplishments we have achieved during the past 25 years," said Randy Richardson, President of Vi. "In an era of uncertainty, our employees and residents can take pride in the fact we are a stable, national presence within the...

2012-08-06 10:29:55

Study receives award at American Psychological Association's Annual Convention FINDINGS: UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain fitness program played on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills. The team studied 59 participants with an average age of 84, recruited from local retirement communities in Southern California. The volunteers were split into two groups: the first group used a brain fitness program for an average...

Mutations in Mitochondria Affect Lifespan Of Men But Not Women
2012-08-03 11:56:45

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Higher salaries and acceptance to elite colleges are a few of the benefits that men have over women. However, there is one title that women have long held over men—living longer. Researchers from Monash University in Australia recently discovered some of the facts that contribute to longer life expectancy for women, who, on average, live longer than men. In the project, Dr. Damian Dowling of Monash worked with Florencia...

2012-07-24 10:14:13

American Heart Association meeting report: BCVS-12 Abstract 62 Damaged and aged heart tissue of older heart failure patients was rejuvenated by stem cells modified by scientists, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2012 Scientific Sessions. The study is simultaneously published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The research could one day lead to new treatments for heart failure patients, researchers said....

2012-07-20 01:57:39

Why do we age, and what makes some of us live longer than others? For decades, researchers have been trying to answer these questions by elucidating the molecular causes of aging. One of the most popular theories is that the accumulation of oxygen radicals over time might be the underlying culprit in aging. Oxygen radicals are chemically reactive molecules that can damage cellular components such as lipids, proteins and nucleic acids, resulting in "oxidative stress." The possible link...

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2012-07-10 12:05:02

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study to be published in the online journal BMJ Open, sitting down for more than three hours a day can reduce a person´s life expectancy by two years, even if they are otherwise physically active and refrain from dangerous sedentary habits. Watching TV for more than two hours a day can exacerbate that problem, decreasing life expectancy by another 1.4 years, said the report which analyzed five underlying studies of...

2012-07-04 06:25:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New fruit fly research sheds light on fatty acid metabolism in muscle, which could ultimately have implications for people who restrict calories in the hopes of gaining a longer life. Fruit flies on dietary restriction need to be physically active in order to reap the lifespan extending benefits that come from their simple diet. If this same principle holds true in humans, those who restrict calories in their diets need to make sure that they eat enough to avoid...

Could The Naked Mole Rat Hold The Secret Of Longevity?
2012-07-03 11:20:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The naked mole rat is well-known for its longer lifespan, living on average for 30 years. The East African native, when compared to humans, shows little sign of decline due to aging, maintaining high activity, bone health, reproductive capacity, and cognitive ability throughout its lifetime. Now a collaborative of researchers in Israel and the United States is working to uncover the secret to the small mammal's long and very busy...