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Richer Fuller Lives: What Can We Learn from Einstein's Brain? by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health One of the more tragic aspects of human existence is the common loss of the brain's mental powers, just when a person has experienced enough of life to begin putting many ... Read on »
Brain Implant for Alzheimer's Treatment by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Johns Hopkins researchers are implanting electronic "pacemaker" devices in the brain fornix -- the nerve input to the hippocampus -- in Alzheimer's patients. This stu ... Read on »
Low Muscle Tone in Youth Linked to Early Death by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Swedish experts who tracked more than a million teenage boys for 24 years found those with low muscle strength - weaker leg and arm muscles and a limp grip - were at incre ... Read on »
Rejuvenating Aged Human Cells w/ Cytokine Growth Factors by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A recent collaboration between researchers in Toronto and researchers in Harbin, China, has uncovered the ability to rejuvenate adult mesenchymal stem cells to be used on sc ... Read on »
FGF21: Learning to Live Longer from Starving Mice by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Biologists have known for several decades that putting mice on a starvation diet leads the mice to live longer -- although not necessarily happier. Humans derive too much p ... Read on »
Anti-Dementia Research Goes on the Offensive by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Rather than fighting a rear-guard action against advancing dementia, some researchers are taking an offensive approach -- a "procognitive" approach. This means that instead ... Read on »
Beyond a Personal Sense of Urgency by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Each person feels his own sense of urgency -- varying with age and state of health -- regarding his own lifespan, and his ability to live out his remaining lifetime to its ... Read on »
More Potentially Revolutionary Developments in Gene Expression by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In " Steps Toward the Mastery of DNA Based Life " we looked at amazing developments in manipulating DNA transcription. Today we will look at an intriguing development in ... Read on »
Encode Project Opens Unimagined Vistas of Discovery by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The more we learn about the mechanisms of life, the more we discover there is yet to be learned. Results from the " Encode Project " have reminded us of how little we kno ... Read on »
Steps Toward the Mastery of DNA Based Life by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Synthetic biologists are hard at work designing ways for microbes to produce new drugs, fuels, high value chemicals, and other important products to facilitate an abundant h ... Read on »
Breakthroughs in Stroke, Brain Cancer, and Tissue Engineering by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health We may dream of discovering a "fountain of youth," a magic bullet treatment to achieve immortality with just a single elixir, fruit, capsule, or injection. But the modern r ... Read on »
Progress in Regenerative Medicine: Anthony Atala at Wake Forest University by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health [Anthony] Atala currently heads up more than 300 researchers in the Wake Forest University lab who are working on growing more than 30 different organs and body tissues. ... Read on »
AUF1 Hat Trick: Suppresses Inflammation, Reduces Cancer Risk, and Inhibits Cellular Senescence by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have, for the first time, identified a single gene that simultaneously controls inflammation, accelerated aging and cancer. _ NYU ... Read on »
Intravenous Stem Cells: Where Do They Go? What Do They Do? by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health We usually think of stem cell therapy in terms of replacing damaged cells or tissues with stem cells, which can differentiate and become the type of cell or tissue which is ... Read on »
Staggered Drug Therapies Hit Some Cancer Cells Harder by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This treatment worked not only in cancer cells grown in a lab dish, but also in mice with tumors. When treated with a one-two punch of erlotinib and doxorubicin, the tumor ... Read on »
Mastering Cell Signaling: A Worthy Goal by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Cells make decisions in fluctuating environments using inherently noisy biochemical mechanisms. Such effects create considerable, unpredictable variation – known as ‘stoch ... Read on »
Stanford U. Researchers Fire Potent Shot Across the Bow of Solid Tumour Cancers by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A single drug can shrink or cure human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver, and prostate tumors that have been transplanted into mice, researchers have found. The ... Read on »
Another Approach to Treating Alzheimer's In Early Stages by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that the compound epothilone D (EpoD) is effective in preventing further neurological damage and improving ... Read on »
Progress on Two Important SENS Anti-Ageing Themes by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Aging Damage Discovery SENS Solution Cell loss, tissue atrophy 19551 ... Read on »
Unconventional Brain Modifications by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A team of neuroscientists had discovered a genetic manipulation which provides a long term increase in brain neurogenesis in mice, and which appears to boost learning and re ... Read on »