Archive Yearly Archives: 2011

Exceptional longevity is associated with decreased reproduction

Exceptional longevity is associated with decreased reproduction Abstract A number of leading theories of aging, namely The Antagonistic Pleiotropy Theory (Williams, 1957), The Disposable Soma Theory (Kirkwood,

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Wash Your Hands

Microbial Biogeography of Public Restroom Surfaces Gilberto E. Flores1, Scott T. Bates1, Dan Knights2, Christian L. Lauber1, Jesse Stombaugh3, Rob Knight3,4, Noah Fierer1,5* 1 Cooperative Institute for

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Diet, nutrient levels linked to cognitive ability, brain shrinkage

Source. New research has found that elderly people with higher levels of several vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids in their blood had better performance on mental acuity tests and less of the brain shrinkage

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First Clinical Trial of Resveratrol

Calorie restriction-like effects of 30 days of resveratrol supplementation on energy metabolism and metabolic profile in obese humans: Resveratrol is a natural compound that affects energy metabolism and

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BCAAs cut liver cancer risk in half

Oral branched-chain amino acid granules reduce the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma and improve event-free survival in patients with liver cirrhosis. BACKGROUND: It has been reported that branched-chain

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Low Carb, High Protein Kicks Muscle into High Gear

Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis Abstract Context: Alterations in dietary macronutrient intake can influence protein

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Intelligence And Health

Intelligence And Health Wilmoth, DanielIssue Date: 20-Oct-2010Abstract: Socioeconomic status is positively related to health. Differences by socioeconomic status in health are closely related to differences

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Intelligence and past use of recreational drugs

Intelligence and past use of recreational drugs Daniel R. Wilmoth Corresponding Author Cornell University, Department of Economics, Uris Hall 4th Floor, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Received 2 November 2010;

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Hormesis does not make sense except in the light of TOR-driven aging.

Hormesis does not make sense except in the light of TOR-driven aging. Blagosklonny MV.Source Department of Cell Stress Biology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, BLSC, L3-312, Buffalo, NY, 14263, USA.Abstract Weak

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Mitochondria and Aging

Mitochondrial turnover and aging of long-lived postmitotic cells: the mitochondrial-lysosomal axis theory of aging. Terman A, Kurz T, Navratil M, Arriaga EA, Brunk UT.Source Department of Clinical Pathology

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Men smarter than women

Sex differences in brain volume are related to specific skills, not to general intelligence (via Charles Murray via the Chateau): Abstract It has been proposed that males would show higher mean scores

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Fast Food Addictive?

Is Fast Food Addictive? Garber AK, Lustig RH.Source Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California St. Suite 245, San Francisco, CA. 94143, USA. garbera@peds.ucsf.edu.Abstract Studies

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Keep that testosterone flag flying: don’t gain body fat

Body fatness and sex steroid hormone concentrations in US men: results from NHANES III AbstractObjective Obesity is associated with a variety of chronic diseases, including cancer, which may partly be

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Training in the fasted state improves glucose tolerance

Training in the fasted state improves glucose tolerance during fat-rich diet Abstract A fat-rich energy-dense diet is an important cause of insulin resistance. Stimulation of fat turnover in muscle cells

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Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause?

Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause? Abstract Mounting evidence indicates that inflammation may play a significant role in the development of depression. Patients with depression exhibit increased

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Epigenetic oxidative redox shift (EORS) theory of aging unifies the free radical and insulin signaling theories.

Epigenetic oxidative redox shift (EORS) theory of aging unifies the free radical and insulin signaling theories. Brewer GJ.Source Kenneth Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer Research, Southern Illinois University

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