A Silicon Valley start-up is making the bold claim that it can help eradicate more than 100 diseases by alerting parents-to-be who have the carrier genes… Click here for the New York Times article. Click here for more information on genetic diseases.
Bill and Melinda Gates announced plans Friday to invest $10 billion in the fight against a number of illnesses including AIDS and said the record donation could save nearly nine million lives… Click here for the full report found on CNN. Click here for more information on Bill and Melinda Gates.
If confirmed, the discovery that one tissue type can be genetically reprogrammed to become another, could revolutionise treatments for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s, opening up the possibility of… Click here for a link to The Times Online article. Click here for more information on Alzheimer’s. Click here for more information on Parkinson’s.
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Lowering the amount of salt people eat by even a small amount could reduce cases of heart disease, stroke and heart attacks as much as reductions in smoking, obesity and cholesterol levels… Click here for the entire article. Click here for more information on salt.
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Heart disease patients have long been encouraged to eat more fish or take fish oil supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids. The reason? People who do, tend to live longer… Click here for the complete ABC News article. Click here for more information on omega-3 fatty acids.
For humans, sunlight and vitamin D is critically important for the development, growth, and maintenance of a healthy body, from birth until death… Click here for the complete article. Click here for additional information on sunlight and vitamin D. If you like Blogging Life Extension, please remember to bookmark it for future reference or subscribe [...]