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World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine & Regenerative Biomedical Technologies Showcases Innovations in Clinical Aging Intervention:
Older athletes who engage in endurance training have longer telomere length, and maximal oxygen consumption positively associates with telomere length.
The rate of people who seek preventive cancer screenings has fallen over the last ten years in the United States.
Intensive lifestyle-based weight-loss interventions associate with a partial remission of diabetes.
High perceived stress associates with a moderately increased risk of incident coronary heart disease
Meals at which the entire family dines together encourage children to consume fruits and vegetables.
On-off switch for microRNAs – tiny strands that regulate gene expression – contribute to the heart's ability to regenerate.
Higher dietary intake of pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) associates with reduced risk of hip fracture, among women.
People may lose 30 minutes of life expectancy for every two cigarettes, for being 11 pounds overweight, and for eating an extra portion of red meat daily.
Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids may postpone the onset of metabolic disorders and associated declines in cognitive functions.
Boston University (US) team develops technique to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from stem cells in the peripheral blood.
University of Pennsylvania (US) researchers use sugar and a 3-D printer to replicate a vascular template.
Johns Hopkins University (US) team develops a new hydrogel compound that functions as an artificial skin dressing.
Italian researchers isolate and characterize adult fat cell-derived stem cells, leading to potentially significant tissue regeneration applications.
US team has engineered adult stem cells that scientists can grow continuously in culture, potentially expediting regenerative medical applications.
Wisdom teeth show potential as valuable tissue reservoir for creation of stem cells.
By creating diseased liver cells from a small sample of human skin, University of Cambridge (UK) scientists show that stem cells can be used to model a diverse
US team has induced robust regeneration of nerve connections that control voluntary movement after spinal cord injury.
French team develops a gel containing melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH), that helps teeth to regrow.
Professor Fiona Watt details a new approach to screening for drugs that target stem cells at the UK National Stem Cell Network 2010 Annual Meeting.
#101 - Flush with Food
Thanks to today’s contemporary lifestyle of fast foods, our 24/7/365 accessibility, and the growing pressures of many of us in our professional and personal lives, we have become a population of toxemics. “Toxemia” is the medical term that defines a condition in which our bodies accumulate poisonous substances to such a point that levels exceed the ability of our body systems to cleanse them away. Medical conditions associated with toxemia include:
• Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, F, and G
• Liver damage, including cirrhosis
• Irritable bowel syndrome
• Leaky gut syndrome
Include fiber in your everyday diet, because fiber can promote the digestive and elimination processes to help your body get rid of toxins (see Tip 42).