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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...

Longevity Is All In Your Head
2013-09-04 05:38:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have reportedly discovered the mechanism through which a specific type of protein can bring about a “significant delay” in the aging process. Writing in the September 3 issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, the study authors explain how one sirtuin protein (a class of proteins that have been linked to cellular processes like aging, transcription,...

2013-08-30 23:17:47

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 Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Home Care Assistance of Washington D.C., 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...

2013-08-30 23:04:23

Worldwide Medical Practitioners Interested in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine Will Attend 5th International Bangkok Congress the First Weekend in September Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The 5th International Bangkok Congress on Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and Exhibition hosted by A4M Thailand along with Preventive Healthcare Congress for Asia Pacific will welcome medical expert speakers and attendees from all over the world to the Convention Centre at...

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...

2013-08-28 23:32:10

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. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Home Care Assistance of Calgary, Canada’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...

2013-08-27 23:04:06

Hundreds of medical professionals from a variety of specialties, convened at the JW Marriott- LA Live last weekend, August 16th and 17th, to extend their medical education. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The main objective of the course was to inform practitioners on the relationship between food and the manifestation of diseases into the body and how to better their patients’ overall well-being. The two-day symposium featured several expert medical faculty who presented...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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