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Sensible Diet, Exercise and Weight Control Increases Longevity

...stitute have found that all these factors increase longevity by reducing signalling through a specific pathway in the brain. This insulin-like pathway governs growth and metabolic processes in cells throughout the body. The pathway is activated when insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 switch on proteins...

Indian Weather Station Near Glacier to Study Global Warming

...dioxide, ultra violate rays on ice and the age and longevity of current snow slabs. All this will help India develop a model on climate change," Rautela told IANS. The ISS is a microprocessor controlled, compact lightweight weather station that will update climbers and rescue teams with essential data on tem...

World's Oldest Man Says Sorry He's Still Alive

...o the government. The Japanese people's renowned longevity is often attributed to eating the country's tradit...tic lifestyle many lead in the big cities. But the longevity is also presenting a headache as the country has one of the lowest birthrates, spelling a future dem...

Effective Treatment for Malaria Control

...r infants may reduce drug pressure and may prolong longevity of this valuable drug. Almost all countries in Afr...r infants may reduce drug pressure and may prolong longevity of this valuable drug. Almost all countries in Africa are taking this course and have either impleme...

Boffins Identify Gene That Helps Regulates Body Weight

...thout the physical act of exercising and also as a longevity drug, despite the lack of evidence that resveratrol is safe and effective in humans. Researchers treated mice with CD38 with 30 milligrams of resveratrol per day and to determine the effects of the SIRT genes on obesity, mice without CD38 received ...

Gene Responsible for Ageing Process Discovered and Calorie Restriction Could Help

...erlying molecular programme required for increased longevity in response to calorie restriction," said Andrew D...te the gene they found that they could enhance the longevity of the worms so that their extended life spans came close to matching those worms on a calorie-restr...

Who Receives a Kidney Transplant First?

...ially to the lower risk candidates to maximize the longevity of the transplanted organ. The second strives to maximize access for all potential candidates and utilizes waiting time as an important criterion. These correspond to the "utility" versus "equity" views. Concerns have been raised that there will be...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...gene products for the important roles they play in longevity and energy expenditure, although the precise mecha...-dependent gene silencing with NR and increase the longevity of yeast grown in high glucose conditions, Brenner said. To test for Sir2 gene repression, the inv...

Life Expectancy Increased by Eating Less

...lin says whether dietary restriction will increase longevity in humans is unclear but they are now testing the diet on monkeys. The report is published in the current issue of the journal Nature....

Depression Common Among Pregnant Women, but Frequently Undiagnosed

...tion. Although sub-clinical depression lacks the longevity of other forms of depression, it is of significant importance to the mental and physical health of mothers and their infants. Brief and intermittent cases of depression during the early stages of pregnancy may be indicators of depression during the t...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...gene products for the important roles they play in longevity and energy expenditure, although the precise mecha...-dependent gene silencing with NR and increase the longevity of yeast grown in high glucose conditions,” Brenner said. To test for Sir2 gene repression, the in...

Who Receives a Kidney Transplant First?

...ially to the lower risk candidates to maximize the longevity of the transplanted organ. The second strives to maximize access for all potential candidates and utilizes waiting time as an important criterion. These correspond to the "utility" versus "equity" views. Concerns have been raised that there will be...

Gene Responsible for Ageing Process Discovered – and Calorie Restriction Could Hel

...erlying molecular programme required for increased longevity in response to calorie restriction," said Andrew D...te the gene they found that they could enhance the longevity of the worms so that their extended life spans came close to matching those worms on a calorie-restr...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

...an even greater understanding and control over the longevity and robustness of the encapsulation process, as well as the porcine islet cells. The product is produced under a GMP manufacturing license. LCT will be trialing the DiabeCell pig islet cell transplant in patients in a phase I/IIa clinical trial, e...

Researchers Identify Gene That Plays Key Role in Size of Dogs -- and Probably in Humans

...to play an important role in growth, body size and longevity in mice and in body size in humans. The researchers then analyzed this region in hundreds of dogs from 14 small dog breeds, such as Chihuahuas, toy fox terriers and Pomeranians, and nine large dog breeds, including Irish wolfhounds, Saint Bernards an...

Transplanted Pig Cells in Human Produce Insulin

...an even greater understanding and control over the longevity and robustness of the encapsulation process, as well as the porcine islet cells. The product is produced under a GMP manufacturing license. LCT will be conduct trials of the DiabeCell pig islet cell transplant in patients in a phase I/IIa clinica...

It's Never too Late to Get It Back! Aging Interrupted

...er in life can still induce many of the health and longevity benefits of life-long calorie reduction. Important...screening technique to find drugs which mimic this longevity effect. “Right now, there are no authentic “anti-ageing drugs” capable of extending the lifespan of ...

Take Heart If Your Parents Died at a Ripe Old Age: Framingham Heart Study

...ied younger. While other research has connected longevity to heredity this multigenerational study has showe...holesterol. "Clearly there is a genetic basis to longevity but what this says is, some of the basis has to do with risk factors. "You don't have to say, 'My pa...

Caloric Restriction in Non-obese People Extends Life Span

...nt metabolism, less oxidative stress, and increase longevity in humans as it does in lower organism. The results suggest that even short-term caloric restriction can produce beneficial physiological changes leading to improved health. Whether caloric restriction and the associated health benefits can be sust...

Reasonable Quantities Of Wine May Increase Longevity

...sumed in moderate quantities is expected to aid in longevity of life. This was divulged by the Netherlands study called as the Zutphen Study.// According to this study, a minimal intake of wine is said to lower cardiovascular deaths and increase the life span in middle aged men when compared to other types o...

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