Aging

The Modifiable Factors In People Who Live The Longest

A healthy lifestyle during the early elderly years—including weight management, exercising regularly and not smoking—may be associated with a greater probability of living to age 90 in men, as well as good health and physical function, according to a repor ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 12 2008 - 8:47pm

ACS Acquires Sds Business Services GmbH To Strengthen European And Global IT Presence

DALLAS, February 14 /PRNewswire/-- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) today announced an agreement to acquire sds business services GmbH, a Germany-based provider of data center, infrastructure services, and application-related solutions from ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 14 2008 - 8:30am

Largest Global Study Of Genetic Variation Has 500,000 DNA Markers Across 29 Populations On 5 Continents

University of Michigan scientists and their colleagues at the National Institute on Aging have produced the largest and most detailed worldwide study of human genetic variation, a treasure trove offering new insights into early migrations out of Africa and ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 20 2008 - 3:49pm

HIV And Dermatology

In people affected by acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome it may often be observed a rise of cutaneous emergencies, whose impact spans from 25% in asyntomatic subjects to 100% in the case of very evident AIDS. The frequency and the atypic nature of these e ...

Article - Camillo Di Cicco - Mar 6 2010 - 1:15pm

Does Gingko Biloba Improve Memory?

Taking the supplement ginkgo biloba had no clear-cut benefit on the risk of developing memory problems, according to a study published in Neurology®. The three-year study involved 118 people age 85 and older with no memory problems. Half of the participant ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2008 - 4:39pm

UK Fashion Icon Jaeger Replaces Citrix With Ericom(R) PowerTerm(R) WebConnect To Reduce Costs And Increase Efficiencies

DROITWICH, England, March 5 /PRNewswire/--- Jaeger modernises Terminal Server infrastructure- improves performance at a lower cost while empowering users with secure application access from its Wyse thin clients Ericom has confirmed that leading British f ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Mar 5 2008 - 6:30am

Important Coffee News: Torrefacto Roast Has More Antioxidants Than Regular Roast

Numerous studies have shown the the benefits of coffee. Science studies go back and forth on foods so use some judgment but generally today it is considered one of the best sources of the antioxidants that protect us against pesky free radicals that can ca ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 7 2008 - 2:21am

New Research Shows That The Prebiotic Supplement Bimuno Significantly Boosts Levels Of 'Good' Gut Bacteria

READING, England, March 7 /PRNewswire/-- A prebiotic has been defined as "a non-digestible food ingredient that beneficially affects the host by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of one or a limited number of beneficial bacteria in t ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Mar 10 2008 - 1:48am

'Introspection' Default Network More Developed In Adults Than Kids

A brain network linked to introspective tasks-- such as forming the self-image or understanding the motivations of others-- is less intricate and well-connected in children, say researchers. They also showed that the network establishes firmer connections ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 7 2008 - 11:05am

Study: Obesity Creates Dysfunctional Mitochondria And Lowers Metabolism

Obesity is associated with clear changes in gene-networks and the dysfunction of mitochondria, say researchers at the University of Helsinki and the National Public Health Institute- worse, the impacts of these cellular changes may aggravate and work to ma ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 12 2008 - 9:52am