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2013-11-11 10:21:55

Lifestyle changes in diet and exercise show promise for learning, depression in teens, and more New studies released today underscore the potential impact of healthy lifestyle choices in treating depression, the effects of aging, and learning. The research focused on the effects of mind/body awareness, exercise, and diet, and was presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health....

Genetics Influence Brain Aging
2013-11-05 03:14:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The declining brain function that occurs during the normal aging process has been demonstrated for the first time to be genetically influenced in a large study sample, according to new research appearing in Monday’s edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Identification of genes associated with brain aging should improve our understanding of the biological processes that govern normal...

2013-10-31 23:32:51

A new research study has reported on the biological mechanisms of calorie restriction, announced Ethical Alternative Products, a supplier of premium grade products associated with healthy aging. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 A new research study conducted by G. Testa et al.*, and published in the September 2013 issue of Curr Pharm Des, describes a strategy for achieving healthy aging by studying the biological mechanisms associated with calorie restriction (CR), and substituting...

2013-10-24 16:26:58

TDx confirms its goal to become the global market leader in telomere-related testing for the prevention, diagnosis and management of human diseases and premature aging MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telomere Diagnostics, Inc. (TDx), developer of the TeloTest(TM) diagnostic test that measures average telomere length in human cells from a saliva sample, announces that it has changed its corporate name from Telome Health, Inc. to Telomere Diagnostics Inc....

Eye Structure Begins To Change After Thirteen Days In Space
2013-10-24 15:06:44

[ Watch the Video: How Does Space Travel Affect The Eye? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is widely known that space can have adverse effects on an astronaut’s body over time, and scientists reporting in the journal Gravitational and Space Research say it can even affect their eyes. Researchers from several institutions, led by Houston Methodist pathologist Patricia Chévez-Barrios, MD, sent mice into orbit aboard the STS-133 space shuttle Discovery mission...

2013-10-23 23:04:43

ChangingtheWaytheWorldAges.com provides cutting edge health and wellness news and inspirational stories relating to aging. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 A passion project of leading in-home care company Home Care Assistance, Changingthewaytheworldages.com was launched to provide older adults and their loved ones with practical information to promote a proactive approach to not only living longer, but living happily, healthily and more productively longer. Featuring tips on...

2013-10-22 23:01:14

After many decades of anti-aging research, scientists have developed several separate theories designed to explain the aging process and increase the human lifespan. This article is release by First Class Posting. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 According to the SENS Research Foundation, aging occurs primarily because of the degeneration of the body’s living cells and extracellular material. To increase longevity, the SENS Research Foundations suggests that scientists should focus on...

2013-10-21 13:27:21

Scientists report in Nature they have found a novel and unexpected molecular switch that could become a key to slowing some of the ravages of getting older as it prompts blood stem cells to age. The study is expected to help in the search for therapeutic strategies to slow or reverse the aging process, and possibly rejuvenate these critically important stem cells (called hematopoietic stem cells, or HSCs), said scientists from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the...

Biological Clock Body Parts Age Differently
2013-10-21 10:12:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a UCLA researcher’s newly developed way of measuring a person’s biological clock, a woman’s breasts age faster than the rest of her body. The novel method developed by Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics and biostatistics at UCLA, was created by studying methylation, a naturally occurring genetic progression that chemically changes DNA. "To fight aging, we first need an objective way of measuring it....

2013-10-17 23:28:42

From sustainable and safe weight loss to non-invasive anti-ageing methods, IGEA Life Sciences is at the forefront of research and development in the fields of health and beauty. The Australian company aims to help consumers lead healthier, longer, and happier lives with its line of innovative products. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The health and beauty industry is a sector where innovation is required — demanded, actually — and its effective execution becomes a key...