Longer telomere length associated with increased lung cancer risk

Longer telomere length associated with increased lung cancer risk

Posted by: on Sep 17, 2015 | No Comments

A large-scale genetic study of the links between telomere length and risk for five common cancers finds that long telomeres are associated with an increased risk of lung adenocarcinoma.

People who live the longest share conscientious personality traits

People who live the longest share conscientious personality traits

Posted by: on Feb 19, 2015 | No Comments

Decades of research have linked specific personality traits from conscientiousness to extroversion to a longer life expectancy.

Youth Restoring Benefits Of NAD+

Youth Restoring Benefits Of NAD+

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2015 | No Comments

Normal aging is accompanied by a noticeable increase in fatigue and loss of motivation. The tiredness we outwardly feel reflects inward impairment of cellular functions critical to sustaining life. NAD+ is the term used in the scientific literature to describe a cellular compound called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide.

How Exercise Changes Our DNA

How Exercise Changes Our DNA

Posted by: on Dec 23, 2014 | No Comments

A new study finds exercise changes the shape and functioning of our genes, an important stop on the way to improved health and fitness.

Video game training enhances cognitive control in older adults

Video game training enhances cognitive control in older adults

Posted by: on Dec 11, 2014 | No Comments

A game changing study shows the benefits of leveraging video games to improve the brain.