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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.

Milk Ingredient Protects Against Obesity
2012-06-06 05:11:23

Researchers found that a natural ingredient in milk can help protect against obesity, even when mice consume foods that are high in fat.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.