Study finds injectable telomerase virus increases lifespan of mice

Study finds injectable telomerase virus increases lifespan of mice

Aug 3, 2012 | No Comments

A recent study conducted at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre has found that a gene therapy is able to increase the length of telomeres in mice, thereby increasing their lifespan by up to 24 percent.

Study finds that anxiety is linked to premature aging

Study finds that anxiety is linked to premature aging

Jul 19, 2012 | No Comments

A recent study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA has found a direct connection between anxiety and shortened telomeres in women.

Healthy aging secrets of centenarians revealed in study

Healthy aging secrets of centenarians revealed in study

Jul 13, 2012 | No Comments

UnitedHealthcare has recently published a new report, entitled the “100@100 Survey,” which questions a group of centenarians on their daily lifestyles, and assesses what type of life habits are needed to live to 100.

Genetic material of good human bacteria sequenced

Genetic material of good human bacteria sequenced

Jun 29, 2012 | No Comments

For the first time ever, scientists working on the federally-funded Human Microbiome Project have isolated over 100 trillion bacteria in the human body that have been deemed essential to healthy human function

Massive data trove of cancer genome data released by human genome sequencing project

Massive data trove of cancer genome data released by human genome sequencing project

Jun 22, 2012 | No Comments

In what has proved to be an invaluable database for scientists studying diseases of all kinds, the privately-funded St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has recently released a vast trove of human cancer genome data, which is available to researchers worldwide on request.