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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...

2010-03-16 11:09:45

Children who suffer physical or emotional abuse could be faced with accelerated cellular aging as adults, according to new research published by Elsevier in Biological Psychiatry.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.