Depression and Anxiety Disorders shorten Telomere length

Love it!There has been plenty of scientific evidence supporting the hypothesis that exposure to stress shortens telomere length.  However, the data has remained controversial largely because there seems to be a large variation in results among the volunteers and conditions used for these studies. In a recent study by a group from UC San Francisco […]

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Resveratrol reduces the harmful side effects of Cancer treatment

Love it!There are many antineoplastic agents that are currently used as treatment against cancer. Unfortunately, many of these agents also have negative secondary side effects on the patients undergoing cancer treatments. For example, arsenic trioxide is used as a first line of defense against acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) relapsing cancer. Although arsenic trioxide is very […]

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Young Blood can Rejuvenate the Old

Factors in Young Blood can Rejuvenate the Old

Love it!  Click here to receive our newsletter on science and longevity. Young Blood can Rejuvenate the Old By Hector Valenzuela, Ph.D. The immune system has frequently been used as a model system for aging and rejuvenation studies. The uniqueness of this organ system is that immune cells can easily be removed from the body via a […]

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Resveratrol improves health

Resveratrol Improves Health

Love it!Resveratrol Improves Health The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Therefore there are many things that we need to be doing to truly be healthy and therein lays the difficulties of staying healthy. So […]

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Resveratrol And Aspirin

Resveratrol and Aspirin can Lower Cancer Incidence.

Love it!Resveratrol and Aspirin Helps With Cancer? By Hector Valenzuela PhD. Cellular replication is truly a complex business. Many things can go wrong, but mistakes affecting DNA replication are by far the most costly. Such errors in DNA replication can lead to various cellular outcomes including accelerated aging diseases (Progeria) or cancer. One well-studied type […]

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NAD, Resveratrol, Sirtuins

NAD, Resveratrol, Sirtuins and evidence of Rejuvenation

Love it!NAD, Resveratrol, Sirtuins and evidence of Rejuvenation It is hard to imagine that back in 1997, when it was first discovered that resveratrol reduced the initiation and progression of cancer in rodents, this natural compound would have such profound influence in the field of aging as well (Science, 1997, v.275 p.218). Initially different groups […]

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Coffee Shrinks Telomeres

Alcohol Lengthens Telomeres While Caffeine Shortens Them In Yeast

Love it!It has been well documented that psychological stress can cause human telomeres to shorten (Nature, 2012, vol 490, page 169). In addition to psychological stress, disease can be classified as a type of stress that also leads to telomere shortening. Which brings in the question, can other common environmental factors also cause stress to […]

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New Cancer And Telomere Science Articles

Love it!New Cancer And Telomere Science Articles Released In the journal “Frontiers in Oncology”, a series of articles reviewed over the year were compiled and released that review advances in telomere research relevant to cancer. Here we consider some of those articles. In the first article led by Dr. Reddel reviews alternative lengthening of telomeres […]

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Resveratrol immune system studies: It can both enhance and inhibit branches of the immune system

Love it!Resveratrol immune system studies: Resveratrol is commonly first described as natural plant extract that is used as an anti-cancer, cardioprotective or for anti-aging therapy. However, resveratrol does much more for our health than just treat these three types of ailments. When resveratrol was first discovered it was categorized as a phytoalexin, a compound used […]

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TA-65 improves the signs and symptoms of health and aging

Love it!New TA-65 Study: Improves Health And Aging Telomeres, the structures at the ends of chromosomes, have been linked to many important biological functions. As our cells divide our telomeres shorten and when they reach a critical length the cell becomes… continued here:  (New TA-65 Study) Love it!

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