Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 09:36
The passing of time, that tombstone upon which beauty and health are balanced, can be slowed down by a close control of the telomeres, DNA structures at the ends of the chromosomes, says an expert.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 18:16
Scientists have identified nearly 100 genetic variants implicated in the development of deadly cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:51
Scientists have found a link between epigenetic changes (those molecular modifications that alter the behaviour of genes without changing the DNA sequence) and Parkinson`s disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 18:29
Researchers have discovered that weeks of treatment with a repurposed FDA-approved drug halted the growth of - and ultimately left no detectable trace of - human brain tumour cells in mice.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 13:54
Researchers have identified a molecular pathway that causes a group of untreatable neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington`s disease and Lou Gehrig`s disease.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 09:44
A new research suggests that changing your lifestyle could actually help your body`s metabolism, which could help fight against major diseases.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:49
Scientists have developed a sophisticated new optical imaging tool to capture "astonishing" live images of tumours that enables them to look deep within the cancer cells.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:37
Changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may lengthen telomeres, which are associated with fewer illnesses and longer life, a new study has revealed.