Italy’s illegal waste dumps linked to shortened telomeres

Italy’s illegal waste dumps linked to shortened telomeres

Posted by: on Apr 23, 2012 | No Comments

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Naples has found that the environmental pollution leaching from an estimated 1230 illegal hazardous waste dumps in Italy’s Campania region is causing shortened telomere lengths in nearby residents.

Study finds that exercise prevents muscle atrophy in seniors

Study finds that exercise prevents muscle atrophy in seniors

Posted by: on Apr 13, 2012 | No Comments

A recent study out of the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA, has found that the atrophying of muscles and declining of strength that many believe is inevitable with aging is in fact avoided with regular exercise.