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Lipoic acid explored as anti-aging compound

...f the body, including some of those that naturally decline with age," said Tory Hagen, an LPI researcher and associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics at OSU. "In particular, it tends to restore levels of glutathione, a protective antioxidant and detoxification compound, to those of a young animal. ...

IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy

...in patients at low risk. Although the magnitude of decline in bone turnover correlates with estrogen dosage, even lower than standard-dose preparations maintain a positive influence on bone indices in most women. Based on updated evidence on effectiveness, cost and safety, HT is an appropriate first-line the...

DNA analysis suggests under-reported kills of threatened whales

... under-reporting whale mortality is not simply the decline of the species and their ability to sustain their populations it is the increasing difficulty the situation creates for protecting these animals." ...

Biodiversity loss linked to economic inequality worldwide

...th, the link between socioeconomic factors and the decline of environmental health and biodiversity has not been as well studied. "With biodiversity loss, if we don't link the science to the social causes, we will never solve the problem," says co-author Dr. Andrew Gonzalez, an associate professor in the D...

Study shows marine omega-3 fatty acids have positive effect on muscle mass

... "Adding fish oil to their diet could prevent this decline by restoring insulin sensitivity in aging animals," suggests the researcher. "In addition, it could contribute to reducing the amount of by-product emissions in the environment, since animals that are given omega-3s spontaneously eat 10% less food to...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...rexpression in cultured cells led to a significant decline in mutant AR as a result of enhanced degradation and ubiquitination. Endogenous CHIP colocalized with mutant AR in neurons of SBMA model mice (AR-97Q) and in patients with SBMA. Overexpression of CHIP in normal mice caused no apparent developmental o...

Healthy coral reefs hit hard by warmer temperatures

...to the global loss of reef-building corals and the decline of other important species dependent on reefs," said lead study author John Bruno at UNC. "We've long suspected climate change is driving disease outbreaks. Our results suggest that warmer temperatures are increasing the severity of disease in the oc...

Healthy reefs hit hardest by warmer temperatures

...to the global loss of reef-building corals and the decline of other important species dependent on reefs," said lead study author John Bruno, Ph.D., assistant professor of marine ecology and conservation in UNCs College of Arts and Sciences. "Weve long suspected climate change is driving disease outbreaks. O...

Climate change impacts stream life

...e abundance of macroinvertebrates in streams could decline by as much as 21 per cent for every 1 degree Celsius rise in temperature. Dr Durance added "The numbers of species in the streams we examined might also fall by 12-25 per cent if trends continue as expected over the next 50 years". ...

Use of wind energy in US growing, but planning and guidelines are lacking

...cially if more turbines are added, given a general decline in several species of bats in the eastern United States. Studies to evaluate possible ecological impacts should be conducted prior to choosing sites for wind facilities, the committee said, and follow-up studies should be conducted to measure ac...

Estrogen use before 65 linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

...tia is a general term referring to the progressive decline in a persons cognitive function. Dementia can affect memory, attention, language and problem solving abilities. Alzheimers is the most common type of dementia. Prior studies have shown that hormone therapy started during the WHI Memory Study incre...

Study shows tight diabetes control does not impact cognitive ability in type 1 diabetes

...duration of the disease might also contribute to a decline in cognitive ability. To answer these questions...ot tighter, control were associated with a modest decline in motor speed and psychomotor efficiency, but no other cognitive domain was affected. "The DCCT/E...

First research to show that diabetes damages DNA in men's sperm and may affect fertility

... Moreover, the last 50 years have seen an apparent decline in semen quality. Sperm disorders are thought to c...eases such as diabetes may further exacerbate this decline in male fertility. However, it is not clear to what extent clinics consider information about the di...

New treatments have major impact on heart failure rates

...of American Medical Association also established a decline in heart failure a progressive disorder when damage to the heart weakens the cardiovascular system and poor heart muscle function causes fluid in the lungs. This is the first time such findings relating to heart failure, a chronic condition often ...

Amphibians in losing race with environmental change

...gh many climatic regimes - the massive, worldwide decline of amphibians can best be understood by their inab...ading one species after another of amphibians into decline or outright extinction, say researchers from Oregon State University, in a study published today in ...

US conservation efforts bring more marine turtles to UK

...t of the University of Exeter. "Following a severe decline as a result of human activity in the first-half of...th-West Scotland, Wales, Devon and Cornwall. The decline of sea turtles has led to a global protection effort. Measures have included the introduction of tur...

US conservation efforts bring more marine turtles to UK

...tt of the University of Exeter. Following a severe decline as a result of human activity in the first-half of...th-West Scotland, Wales, Devon and Cornwall. The decline of sea turtles has led to a global protection effort. Measures have included the introduction of tur...

Liverpool scientists work to improve water quality in Ghana

...Southern Ghana, to prevent continued environmental decline through pollution and over-use of river based reso...hana, a relatively poor area of Africa, has seen a decline in freshwater fish, insects and plants, as well as a decline in the quality and quantity of drinking...

Cortex area thinner in youth with Alzheimer's-related gene

...ore susceptible to degenerative changes and mental decline later in life, propose Drs. Philip Shaw, Judith Rapoport, Jay Giedd, and NIMH and McGill University colleagues. They report on how variation in the gene for apoliproprotein (ApoE), which plays a critical role in repair of brain cells, affects develop...

IMS reaction to report on breast cancer incidence in 2003 in US

...r countries as a result of the WHI results, such a decline in the incidence of breast cancer incidence in 200.... Thus, it remains unclear whether some or all the decline in breast cancer incidence observed in 2003 actually reflects an artifact caused by less screening. ...

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