Aging

ACS Completes Acquisition Of Sds Business Services GmbH

DALLAS, March 18 /PRNewswire/-- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of sds business services GmbH. The company purchased sds from Waterland Private Equity Investments (Waterland) and funded ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Mar 18 2008 - 2:30am

Folate Intake Linked To Genetic Abnormalities In Sperm

Healthy men who report lower levels of the nutrient folate in their diets have higher rates of chromosomal abnormalities in their sperm, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National L ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 20 2008 - 10:07am

Are Genes Turned Off Or Just 'Whispering'?

Of the almost 25,000 human genes science that have been identified, half are believed to be silent at any particular time and activated only when needed. Perhaps not, says Andre Ptitsyn, of the Center for Bioinfomatics at Colorado State University. He says ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 26 2008 - 11:29pm

Thinness An Inheritable Trait, Says Study

We all know people who can seemingly eat whatever they want and not gain weight. Recent research from Tel Aviv University says a woman’s waistline may have less to do with rigorous exercise and abstaining from sweets than it does with the genes of her pare ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 1 2008 - 11:36am

How Bdelloid Rotifers Resist Extinction- DNA Repair And No Sex

DNA repair capacity is an important factor in cancer, inflammation, aging, and other human conditions. Radiation is something we can never avoid and it's responsible for a lot of medical problems. Bdelloid rotifers have been able to give up sex and es ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 18 2010 - 6:10pm

More Coffee Awesomeness- It May Ward Off Cholesterol And Alzheimer's

A daily dose of caffeine blocks the disruptive effects of high cholesterol that scientists have linked to Alzheimer's disease. A study in the Journal of Neuroinflammation revealed that caffeine equivalent to just one cup of coffee a day could protect ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 2 2008 - 9:47pm

Speed Of Aging Influenced By Genetics And OSS Can Predict It, Says Study

If the aging process can’t be stopped, it can at least be predicted, say researchers from Tel Aviv University. They have developed a new biological marker that represents the age of a body’s bones. It reveals that the speed of physical aging is strongly in ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 9 2008 - 4:11pm

Botaneco Announces Launch Of Second Generation Oleosome Product

CALGARY, Canada, April 14 /PRNewswire/--- Natural Hydresia(TM) G2 Offers Enhanced Formulation Flexibility With a Globally Accepted Preservative System ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Apr 14 2008 - 9:30am

Senetek PLC Announces Riley-Nacht LLC- Leading Global Brand Development Company To Direct Dermatological Product Marketing Prog

NAPA, California, April 17 /PRNewswire/-- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life Sciences company engaged in the development of technologies that target the science of healthy aging, today announced it has engaged Riley-Nacht LLC, a global brand ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Apr 17 2008 - 7:31am

How Calorie Restriction May Slow Aging- Study

Calorie restriction is a hot topic in discussions of aging but most studies use mice that were weaned with calorie restriction as test subjects whereas humans would have to adopt that lifestyle later in life if they were to grow normally. Research continue ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 17 2008 - 2:20pm