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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...

Our Aging Process Is Hastened Due To Maternal Genetics
2013-08-22 08:28:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are many reasons our bodies age. The process is determined by an accumulation of various kinds of cell damage that impair the function of bodily organs. A new study from the Karolinska Institutet and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging shows the damage occurring in the cell’s power plant – the mitochondrion – is of particular importance in the aging process and is determined by the genes we inherit from our...

Human Feet Very Similar To Those Of Great Apes
2013-08-21 09:37:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As humans, we tend to think of ourselves as much more evolved than our fellow primates. However, new research from biologists at the University of Liverpool has revealed the human foot is much closer to the feet of great apes than previously thought. The study looked at the mechanics of the foot, the knowledge of which is based primarily on research conducted in the 1930s. Conventional models assert the evolution of arches in the...

2013-08-09 23:20:54

10 Ways to Age Well: ICAA's CEO Offers "10 Tips" for Attaining and Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 How long would you like to live? Pew Research recently surveyed American attitudes on living to 120 and beyond, and found that 69% of respondents, when asked how long they wanted to live, gave an age between 79 and 100 years. The median ideal life span was 90, according to Pew. "The key to achieving this ideal life span is to extend...

2013-08-07 23:01:32

The next installment in Home Care Assistance’s Healthy Longevity Webinar Series will be presented by leading psychologist and award-winning author Dr. Leslie Martin on September 4th at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST. (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Home Care Assistance, North America's leading provider of in-home care, is committed to collaborating with industry leaders on community education initiatives around health, wellness and quality of life. In line with the company’s commitment to providing...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.