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Mechanisms of Aging

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Posted on Feb. 7, 2017, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Longevity
Secrets of Aging Unlocked by Yeast

Yeast is not simply a fungus, it can also provide information about growing older.

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Activity Slows Cellular Aging

For the first time, a study has explored the link between sedentary time, exercise, and telomeres.

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Posted on Nov. 8, 2016, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Cancer Inflammation
Key Mechanisms of Cancer, Aging and Inflammation Revealed

Researchers have discovered new information about the biology of telomeres and the role they play in age-related diseases.

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Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans Identified

Danazol, a synthetic male hormone, reverses cell aging, potentially leading to new treatments to counter diseases caused by cell deterioration.

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Posted on June 7, 2016, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Mechanisms of Aging
Insights into Longevity-Extending Protein

Neuropeptide Y molecule may be common link between dietary restriction and longevity in mammals, in a lab animal model.

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Posted on May 30, 2016, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Immune System
Insights on Oxidative Stress

Mechanism of aging also plays role in weakening the immune system.

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Aging Alters the Immune Response

Dietary antioxidants may help to protect the thymus.

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Posted on April 19, 2016, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Mechanisms of Aging
Lessons from the Long-Lived Lemur

Duke University (US) researchers explore longevity via these ancient relatives of monkeys, apes and humans.

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Posted on Feb. 23, 2016, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Alzheimer's Disease
The Dark Side of Proteins

Proteins are essential to countless cellular processes, but their aggregation into toxic plaques may cause disease.

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Posted on Feb. 19, 2016, 6 a.m. in Cancer GI-Digestive Mechanisms of Aging
Gut Instinct Against Cancer

Lithocholic acid, produced by the liver, is particularly effective at killing cancer cells, in the lab setting.

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