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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.

2013-12-11 12:09:51

The Sirtuin family of protein deacylases has received considerable attention in recent years due to its links to longevity, diabetes, cancer, and metabolic regulation.

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

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.

2013-06-21 23:21:18

A study finds a possible link between a drug alternative that could slow age-associated impairments in the brain with restricting caloric intake.

2013-03-08 12:12:24

A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity in animal models.

2012-10-01 16:29:51

Vibration-induced white finger disease (VWF) is caused by continued use of vibrating hand held machinery (high frequency vibration >50 Hz), and affects tens of thousands of people.

2012-09-17 23:02:00

If you are overweight and pregnant, your baby isn't destined to a life of obesity after all.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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