News tagged with life span
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Swiss scientists reveal the mechanism responsible for aging hidden deep within mitochondria—and dramatically slow it down in worms by administering antibiotics to the young.
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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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised an entirely novel way to block biological signaling pathways that, when overactive, lead to many types of cancers. They've done so ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Elderly people who are socially isolated and lonely may be at greater risk of early death, British researchers report.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
If findings of a new study in mice are any indication, it might be possible to fine-tune cellular powerhouses called mitochondria, tweaking one aspect to increase insulin sensitivity, reduce body and fat ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Research led by Dr. Udai Pandey, Assistant Professor of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that the ability of a protein made by a gene called FUS to bind to RNA is essential to the development ...
Genetics Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new series of studies in mouse models by Mayo Clinic researchers uncovered that the aging process is characterized by high rates of whole-chromosome losses and gains in various organs, including heart, muscle, kidney and ...
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In efforts to understand what influences life span, cancer and aging, scientists are building roadmaps to navigate and learn about cells at the molecular level.
Medical research Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Newborns who weigh around 9 pounds or more at birth tend to have bigger brains as teens than those who weigh less at birth, a new study finds.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Smoking reduces life expectancy by ten years in Japan, but much of the risk can be avoided by giving up smoking, a paper published on bmj.com today shows.
Addiction Oct 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers finds that a starvation hormone markedly extends life span in mice without the need for calorie restriction.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered two genetic variants associated with the substantial, rapid weight gain occurring in nearly half the patients treated with antipsychotic medications, according to two studies involving the Centre ...
Genetics Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Parkinson's protein causes disease spread in animal model, suggesting way disorder progresses over time in humans
(Medical Xpress) -- Penn researchers have shown that brain tissue from a Parkinson's disease mouse model , as well as synthetically produced disease protein fibrils, injected into young, symptom-free PD mice ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A collaborative study by scientists at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University, and published March 20 in the online, open access journal PLoS Biology, has discovered that m ...
Genetics Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While environment and family history are factors in healthy aging, genetic variants play a critical and complex role in conferring exceptional longevity, according to researchers from the Boston University Schools of Public ...
Genetics Jan 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |