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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.

2010-07-16 13:25:24

New research being presented this week is giving scientists new insight into why a restricted diet can lead to a longer lifespan and reduced incidence of age-related diseases for a wide variety of animals.

2010-07-07 12:23:08

A new study suggests that shorter length of leukocyte telomeres – chromosome markers of biological aging – are associated with an increased risk of cancer and death from cancer.

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2010-06-28 10:45:51

Scientists from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, are the first to directly measure a specific region of DNA in human embryos.

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2010-06-13 07:57:24

Study into telomere length may improve understanding of the development of disease.

2010-06-04 14:23:25

A gene shown to play a role in the aging process appears to play a role in the regulation of the differentiation of embryonic stem cells.

2010-05-27 13:56:33

Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging.

2010-05-10 11:35:00

MIAMI, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- RevGenetics, a leading producer of Resveratrol supplements for anti-aging and longevity, is proud to announce the addition of Hector Valenzuela, Ph.D. as the company's chief science officer and aging specialist. In his new role, Dr.

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2010-04-21 13:25:00

Researchers have detected a link between alcohol consumption, cancer and aging that starts at the cellular level with telomere shortening.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.