Aging

Creatine With Resistance Training Boosts Benefits For Elderly

Lower muscle mass and an increase in body fat are common consequences of growing older. While exercise is a proven way to prevent the loss of muscle mass, a new study led by McMaster researcher Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky shows that taking a combination of creati ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 2 2007 - 8:29pm

Research: Special Protein Can Reverse Learning Problems In Mice With Alzheimers

A special protein can be injected into the body to reverse learning problems in mice that have an animal version of Alzheimer’s disease, Saint Louis University researchers have found. The protein-- part of the immunoglobulin M (IgM) class-- is an antibody ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 8 2007 - 12:14pm

Statins Keep Even Smoker Lungs Healthier In Old Age, Says Study

Statins are known to be good for lowering cholesterol and maybe even fighting dementia, and now they have another reported benefit: they appear to slow decline in lung function in the elderly— even in those who smoke. According to researchers in Boston, it ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 12 2007 - 11:34am

Study: Medicare Treatment For Elderly Not Very Good

A hot topic during the 2008 elections will be proposals for national health care. ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 17 2007 - 11:04am

Finding The Genetic Contributions To Intelligence

While showing impressive growth prenatally, the human brain is not completed at birth. There is considerable brain growth during childhood with dynamic changes taking place in the human brain throughout life, probably for adaptation to our environments. Ev ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 18 2007 - 4:24am

Consumers Open Up On RealSelf.com About 'Getting Work Done'

SEATTLE, October 26 /PRNewswire/--- New website allows consumers to share experiences on anti-aging and personal beauty RealSelf.com (http://www.realself.com) today announced the public launch of the first consumer website dedicated to consumer reviews an ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Oct 26 2007 - 10:25am

Study: Neural Stem Cells Could Improve Memory After Brain Injury

In a new study, mice with brain injuries experienced enhanced memory-- similar to the level found in healthy mice-- up to three months after receiving a stem cell treatment. Scientists believe the stem cells secreted proteins called neurotrophins that prot ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 30 2007 - 5:08pm

Genetically Modified Mice Keep Young Hearts By Limiting Fatty Acids

An age-related decline in heart function is a risk factor for heart disease in the elderly. While many factors contribute to a progressive age-related decline in heart function, alterations in the types of fuels the heart uses to produce energy also play i ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 3 2007 - 1:52am

Dietary Habits, Dementia And Cognitive Decline

Research has shown convincing evidence that dietary patterns practiced during adulthood are important contributors to age-related cognitive decline and dementia risk. An article published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences highlights information ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 6 2007 - 7:27pm

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. Obtains Complementary Medicine Approval In Australia For NKO(R)

LAVAL, Canada, December 5 /PRNewswire/--- Australian Quarantine & Inspection Service Approves Permit for NKO(R)Import Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. ("Neptune") (NASDAQ.NEPT- TSX.V.NTB) is pleased to announce that it has recei ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Dec 5 2007 - 9:30am