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Agent slows aging in mice

...us have other pathways to death and disability, or need higher or lower levels of NDGA to see an effect.” The large, carefully controlled study at three sites, called the NIA Interventions Testing Program, is intended to provide some of the first reliable data on potential drugs to slow aging and its...

Cells re-energize to come back from the brink of death

...ent. But in order to verify that hypothesis, we’ll need to study it in the body, especially as we try to develop ways to force cancer cells without caspase to undergo CICD,” Green said. “Our goal is to find better ways to treat these diseases.”...

Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients

...t the current findings are in mice, not people. We need to be cautious about how to interpret the results.” ...

Blood test may help signal tumor's remission, return in throat cancer patients

...ng of other forms of cancer. Further studies would need to be performed on patients with these types of cancer as well....

Soils offer new hope as carbon sink

...soils of the trial. "Soil biology improved, the need for added fertiliser reduced and water holding capacity was raised," he said. The trials also measured gases given off from the soils and found significantly lower emissions of carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide (a greenhouse gas more than 300 times a...

Threats to wild tigers growing

... areas, long-term conservation of the species will need planning that involves religious and civic leaders as well as national and local governments. International cooperation among nations that harbor the animal will also be essential. Dinerstein and his coauthors conclude by recommending that these coun...

Researchers find 24 species believed new to science in Suriname rainforest

...egions such as Suriname’s rainforest to assess the need to conserve them. The study sponsored by two mineral companies – BHP Billiton Maatschappij Suriname (BMS, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton) and Suriname Aluminium Company LLC (Suralco, a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc.) – provides information for policymaker...

Loss of stem cells correlates with premature aging in animal study

...ivide as frequently as other cell types since they need to maintain the integrity of their DNA, and multiple divisions lead to natural breaks in DNA. But when these stem cells are needed, their progeny can rapidly divide and are able to replenish the tissue with new cells. Brown explains that in the c...

Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops

...x said, because it reduces a legume crop's natural need for nitrogen fixation but leaves a shortage of nat...ar's crop to utilize. Thus, she said, there is the need for yet more fertilizer. Other reasons, Fox said, have been poor soil quality due to overuse, whi...

New bacterium discovered -- related to cause of trench fever

...When a patient has a high and persistent fever, we need to come up with the correct diagnosis and treatmen... Koehler says. Also, caregivers, and medical staff need to know about the different species, so, for example, AIDS patients are cautioned about the dangers ...

Studies to find better ways to preserve human eggs, ovarian tissue under way

...cause young women with cancer produce a compelling need and are a good model for other tissues and organs....ng ovarian tissue from volunteers age 16 to 37 who need the tissue taken for some reason other than cancer, such as a hysterectomy for benign disease, says ...

Research shows cord blood comparable to matched bone marrow

... “What this study suggests is that cord blood need not be considered a second line therapy any longer. The fact that cord blood is banked and readily available with little notice is a great advantage. Today, leukemia patients can wait months for an appropriately matched bone marrow donor, during whi...

Alzheimer's disease to quadruple worldwide by 2050

... 43 percent of those with Alzheimer’s disease will need high-level care, equivalent to that of a nursing home. The findings were presented June 10 at the Second Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Prevention of Dementia held in Washington, D.C. and are published in the Association’s journa...

Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review

...l have more than one skin cancer, highlighting the need to analyse both patient numbers and sample numbers...y Belfast - say that their research reinforces the need for anyone exposed to the sun to take sensible precautions, whether they are at home or on holiday. ...

'Lucky 13' as new gene discovery offers further hope for childhood blindness

...ely rare. As it is a recessive gene, a child would need to be carrying two copies of the gene to develop LCA, one from each parent. However, the disorder is more common within populations where marriage to first or second cousins is common, such as the Pakistani community. "If a parent is found to carr...

U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on

...ss in turning on the BRM gene. But new drugs would need to be developed to be more effective in reactivati...s is a targetable target. We can detect it, but we need to find a better way to turn it back on. No drugs are designed to deal with a gene that’s turned off...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...developing countries, such as China and India, the need to find solutions to curb carbon emissions becomes...ter injecting carbon dioxide underground. ''You need to carefully select places that won't leak, and do a good job of engineering the injection systems a...

Undergraduate research shows leaderless honeybee organizing

...ping, however, continues in the swarm, as the bees need to make the queen fly again once a new nest site has been selected. “Drew Pierce did this project last summer,” Schneider explained. “We constructed a special observation stand where we could actually see how workers were interacting with quee...

Physicist cracks women's random but always lucky choice of X chromosome

... development of a woman’s fertilised egg the cells need to silence one of those two X chromosomes. This process is crucial to survival and problems with the process are related to serious genetic diseases. Both X chromosomes in a cell have a suicide gene called XIST which, if activated, seals the chrom...

ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration

... and enough to combat testosterone, which you also need to be red.” McGraw and Ardia describe their fin...and health in animals is a fascinating one. But we need a much better understanding of their interactions, as with testosterone, at the molecular level.”...

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