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2010-10-28 22:07:20

For the first time, researchers have found a link between long telomeres and an increased risk for colorectal cancer.

2010-10-08 02:15:08

Accurate duplication of genetic material and the faithful segregation of chromosomes are critical for cell survival.

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2010-10-04 08:32:12

Like cats, human cells have a finite number of lives-once they divide a certain number of times (thankfully, more than nine) they change shape, slow their pace, and eventually stop dividing, a phenomenon called "cellular senescence".

2010-09-24 08:52:57

Among patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy for severe aplastic anemia, a condition in which the bone marrow is unable to produce blood cells, the length of telomeres (chromosome markers of biological aging) was clearly associated with a higher rate of relapse and lower overall survival.

2010-09-09 01:16:20

New paper in Nature by Portuguese researchers provides light on paradox in cell biology world.

2010-09-08 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering study published in the Rejuvenation Research Journal today shows that TA-65, a natural Telomerase Activator made and marketed by Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc. ("T.A.

2010-08-16 13:24:32

Children who experience trauma may enter a cycle of negative emotions — anxiety and depression — that could contribute to health problems later and precipitate an early death.

2010-08-04 07:08:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In a remarkable turn of events, arguably one of the strangest in the history of dietary supplements, men and women around the country are taking an herbal "belly fat" pill called Relacore® (from The Carter-Reed Company(TM)) to help reduce the signs of aging.

2010-07-16 13:53:16

Washington State University researchers have discovered a way to help cancer cells age and die, creating a promising avenue for slowing and even stopping the growth of tumors.


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