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2013-12-24 23:01:44

Building on the success of its Lincoln office, opened in 2011, Home Care Assistance of Nebraska recently opened an office in Omaha to expand services in Eastern Nebraska. Omaha,

Parasitic DNA Multiplies In Aging Tissues
2013-12-22 17:19:18

The genomes of organisms from humans to corn are replete with "parasitic" strands of DNA that, when not suppressed, copy themselves and spread throughout the genome, potentially affecting health.

2013-12-19 23:03:00

A4M’s 21st Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine was held at the Sands Expo Center at the Venetian/ Palazzo Resort in Las Vegas and welcomed thousands of medical

Scientists Develop Chemical That May Stop Aging Process
2013-12-19 19:19:49

Through working with tiny cell structures called mitochondria, scientists may have unlocked one of the secrets of the aging process.

2013-12-19 11:42:36

A 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the U.S. or Canada may be expected to live into their early 70's, a life expectancy approaching that of the general population.

2013-12-18 23:01:53

Eight causes of aging released today by First Class Posting. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Article released today provides eight processes that break down

2013-12-13 13:20:00

Health care spending is a large – and ever increasing - portion of government budgets.

2013-12-13 09:31:39

Only about a third of Americans ages 65 and older are fully able to take care of themselves and go about their daily lives completely independently.

2013-12-11 12:17:50

Cancer cells have an exceptional ability to repair damage to their DNA caused during uncontrolled cell division.

Exercise Lowers Risk Of Dementia
2013-12-10 11:27:49

A new study has found that physical exercise can help to maintain mental health later in life – reducing the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by 60 percent.


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Rejuvenation Research
2012-05-01 10:40:28

Rejuvenation Research is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Mary Ann Liebert. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Aubrey de Grey. The main focus of this journal are rejuvenation therapies. It addresses such issues as cardiovascular aging, cell immortalization and senescence, cloning/ESCs, DNA damage/repair, growth factors, immunology, invertebrate lifespan, neurodegeneration, tissue engineering, public policy, gene targeting, gene therapy, and...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.