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2014-05-30 23:08:23

Methuselah Foundation is honoring Dr. Huber Warner at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association for his founding of the National Institute on Aging's Intervention Testing Program, a “multi-institutional study investigating treatments with the potential to extend lifespan and delay disease and dysfunction in mice.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Methuselah Foundation, a medical charity focused on advancing the field of regenerative medicine to extend healthy...

Daily 20-Minute Walks Could Help Seniors Stave Off Major Disability
2014-05-28 08:42:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Moderate exercise is the key to good health in nearly every situation. That is especially true for older adults, according to countless commercials and public health sources. A new study, called the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) Study, found that just a 20-minute walk a day could help seniors hold off major disability and enhance the quality of their life. LIFE is a collaboration between Yale...

2014-05-20 23:15:36

Birkmayer NADH Advises that Recent Telomere Testing at Spectracell Labs Confirms Telomere Growth Las Vegas, Nevada. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Enada NADH, the only patented stabilised, food grade NADH product available has been tracking a few of its customers for the past 11 years who have been religiously taking Enada NADH tablets. All customers are in good health and have maintained a lifestyle of healthy foods and exercise. Enada recently tested the blood samples of a still employed 63 year...

2014-05-15 16:25:08

The Anti-Aging Center at PRO Sports Club is now a certified provider of TA-65MD® nutritional supplements, the first research-based products that specifically target telomerase activation NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Washington-based health club, PRO Sports Club, has partnered with leading telomere-health company, T.A. Sciences(®), to help its patients impact their health on a cellular level. Based on the science of telomere biology, T.A. Sciences(®) has developed...

Longer Living May Come From Having A Sense Of Purpose
2014-05-13 07:46:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many of us drift through life without any clear direction or purpose to guide our steps. Although this has caused many sleepless nights for those who love such a person, does it really cause problems? According to a new study from Carleton University, it just might. The study, published in Psychological Science, found that, regardless of your age, having a sense of purpose may help you live longer — which could have implications...

short men live longer
2014-05-11 05:59:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Guys who are less tall may feel as though they wound up with the short end of the stick, but new research appearing in the peer-reviewed medical journal PLOS ONE suggests that they are more likely to outlive their taller male counterparts. In the study, researchers from the Kuakini Medical Center, the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and the US Veteran Affairs department concluded that shorter men...

2014-04-28 09:40:31

Shawn Ahmed, PhD, shows that tweaking specific cellular mechanisms helps tiny worms overcome infertility through a pathway of cellular interactions that result in long life. The finding gives clues to how the molecular interactions in cells of one organism affect progeny many generations later. The evidence for what causes aging has typically been limited to the study of a single organism’s lifespan; our cells divide many times throughout our lives and eventually cause organs and our...

2014-04-10 08:30:39

OSSINING, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, primate researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper(1), affirming that caloric restriction (CR) without malnutrition significantly improves age-related and all-cause survival in rhesus monkeys. The researchers point out that their data contrasts with findings in the widely reported 2012 National Institutes of Aging study, where CR was not seen to show a significant survival benefit. However, they emphasize an...

2014-04-08 11:34:49

Genes amplify the stress of harsh environments for some children, and magnify the advantage of supportive environments for other children, according to a study that's one of the first to document how genes interacting with social environments affect biomarkers of stress. "Our findings suggest that an individual's genetic architecture moderates the magnitude of the response to external stimuli—but it is the environment that determines the direction" says Colter Mitchell, lead author of...

2014-04-07 12:51:28

The long and the short of telomeres In captivity, grey parrots are often kept in social isolation, which can have detrimental effects on their health and wellbeing. So far there have not been any studies on the effects of long term social isolation from conspecifics on cellular aging. Telomeres shorten with each cell division, and once a critical length is reached, cells are unable to divide further (a stage known as 'replicative senescence'). Although cellular senescence is a useful...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'