“(Dr.) de Grey is hardly just another fountain-of-youth huckster. His it-might-work ideas are based on existing, published, peer-reviewed research. He thinks more like an engineer than a scientist. If even one of his proposals works, it could mean years of extended healthy living.” —Paul Boutin, The Wall Street Journal For more information on Aubrey de [...]
Who would you trust for advice? How about the Mayo Clinic? Need motivation to exercise? Here are seven ways exercise can improve your life — starting today! Click here for what the Mayo Clinic has to say in an article titled “Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity”.
Charlie Rose interviews the leading experts on calorie restriction and it’s relationship to life expectancy – There are actually 7 YouTube parts to this roundtable discussion totaling about 55 minutes. At the end of each part in order to start the following part position your curser over the 2nd image from the left on the [...]
This discovery could lead to new drugs and a universal influenza vaccine, researchers say. Click here for the full ABC news article.
Using nanostructures to deliver treatments by, for example, loading them with drugs that are only released at the site of a tumour, has the potential to transform medicine. Click on the video below for a recent talk by John Ryan, Director, 21st Century School Institute of Nanoscience for Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom – [...]
Oxford University has been at the center of stem cell biology since the field’s earliest days and boasts expertise in a broad range of technologies from adult to embryonic stem cells. Click on the video below for a recent talk by Dr Paul Fairchild – Click above for the video. Click here for a link [...]
For an introduction to stem cell basics, click here to transfer to The National Institutes of Health resource for stem cell research. The NIH developed this primer to help readers understand the answers to questions such as: What are stem cells? What different types of stem cells are there and where do they come from? [...]
For acute liver failure, a lifesaving solution using patented liver stem cell therapy has been announced. Click here for the press release titled “HepaLife’s Bioartificial Liver Dramatically Reduces Toxic Marker for Acute Liver Failure”.
Seventeen years ago, 60 Minutes first examined the so-called French paradox, which suggested that the French – despite a high fat diet and high consumption of wine – had a remarkably low incidence of heart disease… Click above to watch the report. Click here to read it.