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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.

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

Researchers studying more than 3,500 patients with heart disease say the length of DNA strands can help predict life expectancy.

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.

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

Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University have recently discovered that our susceptibility to infections and our future health may be foretold by chromosome tips, known as telomeres. These chromosome tips are special DNA sequences that prevent DNA in chromosomes from unraveling.

2013-02-17 23:00:56

The TA-65 Users Survey included the collection of qualitative data gathered through survey research.

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

A new 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.

2013-02-14 10:28:53

Healthy menopausal women carrying a well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease showed measurable signs of accelerated biological aging.

Older Means Happier
2013-02-07 19:25:34

People who are worried about getting older can at least count on being happier as they age, according to a new study.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.