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What animals can tell us about hemorrhage, organ transplants and aging

...thermic or have suffered massive blood loss. No fountain of youth -- yet Human life expectancy has been greatly enhanced by advances in disease prevention and treatment. But what do we know about how and why we age, and can we slow the aging process? In the symposium, "Comparative biology of aging in ...

U-M researcher examines the cell's housekeeping habits

... Autophagy may even provide a clue to the mythical fountain of youth. Autophagy activity is known to decrease with aging, and experiments in which autophagy was blocked in the C. elegans nematode worm resulted in dramatically shorter life spans for the 1 millimeter creatures. Conversely, more autophagy may pr...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... As our ability to assess the pandemic risk from ... developments, we must not allow ourselves to become complacent ... an international consortium of scientists. , Influenza pandemics arise ... have yet to develop widespread immunity – spreads in ... in the past 100 years, the worst of which ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... increased resistance to bacterial pneumonia in female mice to ... , Females are naturally more resistant to respiratory infections ... shown that increased resistance to bacterial pneumonia in female ... 3 (NOS3). They also show that this enzyme is ... hormone estrogen. , The team, lead by Professor Lester ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... thieves, prostate cancer tumors scavenge and hoard copper that ... avarice may be a fatal weakness. , Researchers ... prostate cancer cells by delivering a trove of copper ... cells brimming with the mineral, leaving non-cancer cells healthy. ... commercially available for other uses, could soon be tested ...
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