News tagged with life sciences

'Un-growth hormone' increases longevity

A compound which acts in the opposite way as growth hormone can reverse some of the signs of aging, a research team that includes a Saint Louis University physician has shown. The finding may be counter-intuitive to some ...

Dec 23, 2010
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Longevity pill on the horizon?

( -- While applauding findings that an Easter Island compound extends the lives of middle-aged mice, University of Washington longevity researchers caution that healthy people shouldn't start taking the drug in ...

Jul 10, 2009
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'Spicing' up your love life possible, study finds

Looking to spice up your sex life? Try adding ginseng and saffron to your diet. Both are proven performance boosters, according to a new scientific review of natural aphrodisiacs conducted by University of Guelph researchers.

Mar 28, 2011
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