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Gene Therapy for Diabetes

Gene Therapy for Diabetes

We do not often hear about gene therapy for diabetes. But there is new evidence, which makes this topic timelier. Dr. Fatima Bosch from the University of Barcelona, Spain has done impressive experiments on mice showing that obesity and diabetes could be cured. These mouse experiments
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Increased Stroke Risk In Vegetarians

Increased Stroke Risk In Vegetarians

Vegetarians usually are healthier than meat eaters, but a new study showed an increased stroke risk in vegetarians. The study came from the UK where researchers followed 48,000 people for 18 years. They classified people into meat eaters, pescetarians (fish eaters) and vegetarians, in
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How Aging And Cancer Relate

How Aging And Cancer Relate

New research has investigated how aging and cancer relate. As we age, we are more prone to getting cancer. Researchers from the University of Liverpool looked at the genetic signatures of 9 human tissues to delve into this question further. The Liverpool researchers showed with the he
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Optimism Is Associated With Longer Life

Optimism Is Associated With Longer Life

A new study significantly found that optimism is associated with a longer life. Indeed, optimism is an independent protective factor against chronic diseases and translates into an 11 to 15% longer lifespan in both women and men. The data is based on two cohorts, 69,744 women from the
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Metformin Reduced Cancer Risk

Metformin Reduced Cancer Risk

A clinical trial on patients in Korea showed that metformin reduced cancer risk in type 2 diabetics. Previous research found that patients with diabetes are more prone to develop various cancers. Researchers thought that this was due to insulin resistance, insulin-like growth factors
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New Study Redefined Longevity

New Study Redefined Longevity

The new study A new study redefined longevity. Up to now researchers thought that a variant of the FOXO3 gene on chromosome 6 was responsible for longevity. But due to new findings there is a change. These new studies showed that there were rare variants in chromosomes 4 and 7 in cent
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Antiaging Medication For Mice

Antiaging Medication For Mice

The medical journal “Cell” published research showing that a new antiaging medication for mice works. Until recently it was thought impossible to influence the rate of aging in animals or humans. But a new peptide medication for testing mice showed that fur in older animals grew dense
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Calorie Restriction Is Beneficial

Calorie Restriction Is Beneficial

1. The JAMA Network Journals reported about a study that showed that calorie restriction is beneficial. This study was published May 2, 2016 and involved 218 subjects, 30% men and 70% women. The body mass index of all participants was in the range of 22 to 28. The caloric intake was r
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Testosterone Treatment Helps Older Males

Testosterone Treatment Helps Older Males

At the 23rd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 11-13, 2015) in Las Vegas Dr. Joel Heidelbaugh presented a talk entitled “Examining the Correlation Between Androgen Deficiency and Cardiometabolic Risk”. In the beginning he mentioned that in the last few years many physi
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Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E has been known to help prevent heart attacks in the past. But now a new publication has shown that in two human cell lines vitamin E prevented senescence to occur. This was proven by the fact that the human cell lines that included vitamin E continued to divide versus contro
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