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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.

2010-04-08 09:25:00

DENVER, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Improving nerve regeneration after corneal surgery, preventing psychotic disorders in those at high risk for them and reducing cellular aging are three emerging benefits of the omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood, according to milestone research described in the April 2010 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life online publications for health professionals and consumers, respectively. One study showed that after corneal surgery, such as LASIK, treating eyes with the...


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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