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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 23:31:36

Getting sleep and regularly exercising may help keep people young at heart. However, new research suggests mutated genes passed down from mothers may also predetermine aging rates. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Getting sleep and regularly exercising may help keep people young at heart. However, new research suggests mutated genes passed down from mothers may also predetermine aging rates. The researchers of Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the Max Planck Institute of Biology...

2013-10-22 23:26:47

West Hartford resident Kathryn Freda was appointed to the Commission on Aging for a new two-year term by Senate Majority leader Martin Looney. The appointment is Freda’s third, non-consecutive term on the commission. Source: Sage Solutions, LLC West Hartford, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 West Hartford resident Kathryn Freda was appointed to the Commission on Aging for a new two-year term by Senate Majority leader Martin Looney. The appointment is Freda’s third, non-consecutive term 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...

2013-10-18 23:23:57

Association’s Conference Showcases Practical Approaches That Support Health, Wellness and Independence for Older Adults Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 According to the Global AgeWatch Index report recently released by the United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge International, the world is not prepared for population aging. Preparation to date has varied from country to country, but so much more needs to be done even in places that are further along in their efforts. The...

2013-10-18 23:00:57

SENS Research Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Mountain View, California, and its primary functions are scientific research and public relations in rejuvenation. (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The SENS Foundation is looking for ways to modify the mitochondrial genome, which could eliminate mitochondrial mutations. A current avenue of research involves creating 13 of the 37 mitochondrial genes that deal with respiratory function. These engineered genes contain a type of protein...

2013-10-17 23:22:15

Inflammation Symposium, Advanced Endocrinology Module Offered to Medical Professionals from All Specialties Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Inflammation is a major and underestimated cause of many serious and chronic health conditions. Inflammation can cause or worsen cancer, heart disease, and Lyme disease, among others. Some objectives of the Inflammation Symposium include outlining new areas of research, learning the connections between the GI and nervous systems, and assessing...


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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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