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(Medical Xpress)—UCLA life scientists have identified a gene previously implicated in Parkinson's disease that can delay the onset of aging and extend the healthy life span of fruit flies. The research, ...
Genetics May 06, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 1 |
They identified blood-based biological markers that are associated with the build up of a toxic protein in the brain which occurs years before symptoms appear and irreversible brain damage has occurred.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a new model system to study a receptor protein that controls cell death in both humans and fruit flies, a discovery that could lead to a better understanding ...
Medical research Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The blood of young and old people differs. In an article published recently in the scientific journal Blood, a research group at Lund University in Sweden explain how they have succeeded in rejuvenating the blood of mice b ...
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Aid agencies and governments must tackle the taboos surrounding menstruation as sidelining the issue undermines the quality of life of women and girls, chiefly in poor nations, a UN body said Wednesday.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have identified a protein trafficking defect within brain cells that may underlie common non-familial forms of Parkinson's disease. The defect is at a point of convergence ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
UCLA researchers, in a finding that runs counter to conventional wisdom, have discovered for the first time that a gene thought to express a protein in all cells that come under stress is instead expressed only in specific ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Relatives of family members diagnosed with cancer are still at risk of the disease even if the diagnosis came at an older age, suggests a paper published on BMJ website today.
Cancer Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women live longer than men. Individuals can appear or feel years younger – or older – than their chronological age. Diseases can affect our aging process. When it comes to biology, our clocks clearly tick differently.
Medical research Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
If you look old, your heart may feel old, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Incorporating regular physical activity brings diabetic adults closer to aging rate of healthy adults, study finds
One of life's certainties is that everyone ages. However, it's also certain that not everyone ages at the same rate. According to recent research being presented this week, the cardiovascular system of people with type 2 ...
Diabetes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows combining two already-FDA approved drugs may offer a new and potent punch against diseases in which blood vessel growth is abnormal—such as cancer, diabetic ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- There is considerable variation in the neuropsychological, behavioral, and academic outcomes of individuals with cleft lip and palate, as the outcomes are affected by developmental level, sex, ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists are beginning to understand one of life's enduring mysteries - why women live, on average, longer than men.
Genetics Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Shortened telomere length (TL) is associated with risks for dementia and mortality in a population of older adults, according to a study published online July 23 in the Archives of Neurology.
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0