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

A professor at Case Western Reserve University says that Americans could learn a thing or two about how to improve the quality of life for the elderly.

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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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