Even in the “oldest old,” a little physical activity goes a long way, extending life by at least a few years for people in their mid- to late 80s, Israeli researchers found… Click here for the complete report found on the MSNBC website.
Scientists are finally starting to find medical information of value… Click here for the entire article found on MIT’s Technology Review website.
There’s just a couple of weeks to go until the next Health 2.0 conference on October 6th and 7th in San Francisco at the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center. With nearly over a hundred speakers and plenty of new live demos and technologies on display on stage and in the exhibit hall, you’ll get a [...]
“This is the first experimental study that clearly shows that disrupted sleep may contribute to the disease process,” says Peter Meerlo, a neuroscientist at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. “What makes it exciting for me is that it shows that chronic sleep loss, over time, changes the brain in ways that may contribute [...]
An experimental vaccine prevented HIV infections for the first time, a breakthrough that has eluded scientists for a quarter century. A U.S.-funded study involving more than 16,000 volunteers in Thailand found that a combination of ALVAC, made by Paris- based Sanofi-Aventis SA, and AIDSVAX, from VaxGen Inc., of South San Francisco, cut infections by 31.2 [...]
What is regenerative medicine? Dr. Anthony Atala, director of Wake Forest’s program, shows Dr. Oz how his team is working to create cells, tissues and organs for patients who may need them…
Some of you know that in addition to posting on Blogging Life Extension, I also post on a website called Blogging the Singularity. The accelerating rate of technological change is the driving force behind both blogs. To see some of the articles posted on Blogging the Singularity, click on any of the highlighted articles listed [...]
New Blood Tests Promise Simple Cancer Detection – The tests, one developed by the Belgian biotech firm OncoMethylome and another by scientists in Germany, use blood samples to detect specific genetic signals of the disease and could help predict whether it is likely to spread… Click here for the entire article found on the Reuters [...]