Navigation Links
A Blood Test Developed in Australia to Repair DNA Damage

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australia's national science agency, says it has developed a blood test that has the potential help people live to 100 years.

The test, hailed as the first of its kind, essentially measures the level of damage to a person's DNA and can point to the likelihood of certain degenerative conditions, including cancer, developing later in life.

It will also allow doctors to determine an optimum combination and level of supplements or suggest changes to lifestyle and diet to best repair the DNA damage.

CSIRO principal scientist Michael Fenech said the evidence linking genome damage to degenerative diseases was mounting.

"As we age, our bodies produce poorer copies of DNA," he said.

"It is something like a photocopier that is running out of toner. If the toner is running low, the copies get worse.

"Optimal intake of key nutrients is required if cells in the body are to make accurate copies of DNA and produce healthy daughter cells."

Federal Minister for Ageing, Christopher Pyne, said the new blood test was a major step forward in preventative medicine.

"Preventing disease is an opportunity to reduce human suffering and the costs of degenerative diseases to the community," Pyne said.

"A growing body of scientific evidence has linked the degeneration of the human genome to an increased likelihood of degenerative diseases, such as cancer an Alzheimer's disease.

"This test has the potential to revolutionize the way we approach attempting to prevent or delay the onset of such diseases."

But the cost of the test and an accompanying medical assessment will not come cheap, with a $650 price tag applied by the Reach 100 company which has commercialized the procedure.

Reach 100 director Tim Edwards admitted it was an expensive procedure, but felt the cost would come down signi
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
2. Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
3. Blood clots likely in long travel
4. Hemochromatosis Patients Blood is Safe
5. Blood transfusions beneficial after heart attacks
6. Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims
7. Levels Of Blood Proteins May Help Heart Disease Care
8. Blood test may identify ovarian cancer
9. A Blood test for suicide risk?
10. Blood Pressure Drugs maintain muscle strength
11. Blood test diagnoses heart failure in short time
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Blood Test Developed Australia Repair DNA Damage

(Date:1/22/2015)... La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... and Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen ... (CHI) for their leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical ... Mitchell, Bonilla and Olsen each received the “2014 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Four years since the release of their debut recording ... marriage of Avasa & Matthew Love – the duo are pleased ... release through White Swan Records on February 24, 2015. , THE ... path available to all of us to walk out of the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 As interest in ... health care gains momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. Hall ... Chaplaincy Network (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker on ... in Israel’s public health system. , The conference, “Hope and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... a new blog post explaining the importance of keeping a first ... an auto insurance policy . , Clients who driver safer ... vehicle insurance policies. The safety a vehicle offers from its driver ... this, drivers should always carry a first aid kit in their ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... 26, 2014 The US represents the largest ... In 2013, GlobalData’s forecast estimates that sales of branded therapies ... due to the high incidence of the disease, high drug ... Japan, and China. Increased sales of CRC therapies over the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:Driving Safe And Other Factors That Make Auto Insurance Affordable! 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:US Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4
... After superman having enthralled the audience world over it is the ... of nutrients are ruling the roost these days.// ,Tesco has ... ,The catch is that they are a little expensive if you ... ,Likewise there are many other foods which are touted as good ...
... are wrong. In fact, they are at increased risk of ... from Britain's Mental Health Foundation (MHF) studied over 1,000 people ... feelings of stress, anxiety and depression, reported the online edition ... know that they are putting themselves at increased risk of ...
... a common assumption that the elderly patients who are ... intervention programs, till such time they come out of ... being excluded from such intervention modules. Infact, Researchers have ... in elderly patients with diabetes and the extent to ...
... of insulin that could revolutionize diabetic treatment has been rejected ... drug can be inhaled and provides an ideal alternative to ... ,Patients with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes ... associated with this form of insulin has been projected to ...
... patient died after a serious burn injury that occurred instantly ... treated with a flammable gel for a skin problem. Apparently, ... the fire escape. ,All other patients have expressed ... adherence to correct procedures, and are treating this incident as ...
... announced that on Tuesday tests carried out by Sudanese authorities ... flu, but the announcement did not state if the virus ... chickens were found at two farms in Sudan's Khartoum and ... Salih said, that the samples would be sent abroad for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Superfoods make super healthy humans?? 2Health News:High Cost Forces NHS To Reject Inhaled Insulin 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015  ViewRay™, a privately held ... into an exclusive distributor agreement with ITOCHU Corporation (Tokyo ... therapy system for the treatment of cancer in ... system, is the world,s first and only MRI-guided radiation ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), ... for cardiovascular disease and overall health is pleased to provide ... and its outlook for 2015 from the CEO, Mr. ... We would like to take this opportunity to share with ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... PARK, Calif. , Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing ... the continued consolidation of localization purchasing in 2015, says ... According to a recent study by market research ... chose a single-source solution for their translation and localization ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ITOCHU Named the Exclusive Distributor for ViewRay's MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System in Japan 2Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 2Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 3Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 4Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 5Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 6Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 7Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2
Less traumatic jaws offer a firm grasp while a self-retaining spring maintains hold on the needle. Use for grasping, applying endoloops, and driving needles during extracorporeal suturing....
The Optima III 45 cm line of laparoscopic hand instruments is ideal for operative laparoscopic/endoscopic procedures or when a longer instrument is needed....
The Optima III 45 cm line of laparoscopic hand instruments is ideal for operative laparoscopic/endoscopic procedures or when a longer instrument is needed....
The Optima III line of laparoscopic hand instruments provides a well-crafted set of instruments designed for strength and durability....
Medicine Products: