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2013-10-07 13:18:53

This press release is in support of a presentation by Dr. Daniel van den Hove on Sunday Oct. 6 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Increasing evidence suggests that epigenetic regulation is associated with the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and targeting it may one day lead to novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, research suggests. Scientists at The School for Mental Health and Neuroscience at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, have been performing...

2013-09-26 23:37:03

A review of clinical articles published between 1985 and 2012 confirms that increased physical activity and exercise are extremely important for healthy aging, announces Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of premium performance nutritional products focused on maintaining functional ability in older individuals. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 A clinical review from geriatricians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that mobility limitations are a litmus test for...

2013-09-25 10:35:00

A study from the UK reveals that, in the population of Scotland, UK, life expectancy for people with type 1 diabetes has improved substantially, and this improvement should now be reflected in life insurance and other relevant policies for those with the condition. The research is by, Professor Helen Colhoun and Shona Livingstone, University of Dundee, UK, and colleagues on behalf of the Scottish Diabetes Research Network, and is presented at this year's annual meeting of the European...

2013-09-04 07:56:37

Salk and TSRI findings on long-lived proteins may lead to better understanding of the molecular basis of aging Proteins are the chief actors in cells, carrying out the duties specified by information encoded in our genes. Most proteins live only two days or less, ensuring that those damaged by inevitable chemical modifications are replaced with new functional copies. In a new study published August 29 in Cell, a team led by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and...

One Gene Adds To Mouse Longevity
2013-08-30 08:32:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have extended the average lifespan of a group of mice by lowering the expression of a single gene. The lifespan of the mice was increased by about 20 percent, or the equivalent of raising the average human life span by 16 years, from 79 to 95. The researchers focused on a gene called mTOR, which is involved in metabolism and energy balance, and might be connected with an...

2013-08-29 23:32:06

September is Healthy Aging Month and a new research study points to genetics and lifestyle factors as critical to a healthy lifespan, announced Ethical Alternative products, supplier of premium products for countering oxidative stress and maintaining healthy joints. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 A new research study conducted by Serena Dato et al.*, and published in the August 2013 issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, cites oxidative stress as both the cause and...

2013-08-29 23:18:15

Home Care Assistance’s Healthy Longevity Webinar Series' next installment will be presented by leading psychologist and award-winning author, Dr. Leslie Martin, on September 4th at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Home Care Assistance of San Diego, North America's leading provider of in-home care, is dedicated to collaborating with industry leaders on community education initiatives around health, wellness and quality of life. In line with the...

Age-related Memory Loss Reversed In Mice
2013-08-29 04:56:50

[ Watch the Video: New Discovery Could Lead to New Treatment for Memory Loss ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The deficiency of a protein called RbAp48 in the hippocampus has been identified by a team of Columbia University (CUMC) researchers as a significant contributor to age-related memory loss. The team, led by Nobel laureate Eric R. Kandel, MD, also found this type of memory loss is reversible. The study, published in Science Translational Medicine, was...

2013-08-23 23:21:24

TA-65, a natural supplement, improves many aspects of aging in humans. A new survey conducted by researchers from Age Reverse reveals the self-reported benefits of these longevity pills in 246 participants. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Studies have linked aging to the shortening of telomeres at the end of chromosomes. A longer telomere length ensures the accurate replication of DNA and maintenance of cellular health. It is believed that the degradation of telomeres causes a stage...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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