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2014-09-30 23:08:17

Life Length, the world leader in telomere analysis, is pleased to add Cleveland HeartLab to their current list of partner labs from across the globe. Madrid, Spain and Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Life Length and Cleveland HeartLab (CHL) announce a new agreement which provides CHL access to Life Length’s proprietary Telomere Analysis Technology™ (TATTM). Life Length offers the most advanced and comprehensive telomere test on the market today, and is the only...

2014-08-21 12:29:40

Grounded in research that canine Telomeres work essentially as human Telomeres do, and play the same vital role in canine aging, mortality, and longevity. A canine companion to the breakthrough TELO-100 with T-Activator 150 for humans. COLD SPRING, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telomere Biosciences, LLC (Telomere Biosciences) announced today the launch of their Nutraceutical "TELO-20 for Dogs" with Telomerase Activation Complex, the first and only Telomere-lengthening...

Healthy Diet, Sleep And Exercise Can Reduce Negative Impacts Of Stress
2014-07-30 03:27:52

By Juliana Bunim, University of California - San Francisco A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life's stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well. "The study participants who exercised, slept well and ate well had less telomere shortening than the ones who didn't maintain healthy lifestyles, even when they had similar levels of...

2014-06-09 14:11:57

University of California - San Francisco A double-edged sword, gene variants may promote overall health while increasing risk of gliomas New genomic research led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists reveals that two common gene variants that lead to longer telomeres, the caps on chromosome ends thought by many scientists to confer health by protecting cells from aging, also significantly increase the risk of developing the deadly brain cancers known as gliomas. The genetic...

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...

2014-04-21 13:46:28

Although doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven't been able to explain why. Now, a team of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators has uncovered a connection between the two conditions. In a study posted online today by the journal Nature Genetics, the researchers track the genetic chain of events that links a chromosomal abnormality in Down syndrome to the cellular havoc...

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...

2014-03-27 13:07:49

Results help explain puzzling features of 'dot chromosome' In previous research, UC Berkeley scientists Beatriz Vicoso, Ph.D., and Doris Bachtrog, Ph.D., determined that genes on the so-called "dot chromosome," or fourth chromosome, of the fruit fly Drosophilia melanogaster are X-linked in three other related fly species. These and other findings revealed that the fruit fly's "dot chromosome" had descended from a differentiated X chromosome and suggests that several of the chromosome's...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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