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New insights into genetics of fly longevity
Alexey Moskalev, Ph.D., Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Radiobiology and Gerontology Institute of Biology, and co-authors from the Institute of biology of Komi Science Center of RAS, Engelgard's Institute of molecular biology, involved in the study of the aging mechanisms and longevity of model animals announce the publication of a scientific article titled: 'The Neuronal Overexpression of Gclc in Drosophila melanogaster Induces Life Extension With Longevity-Associated Transcriptomic Changes in the Thorax' in Frontiers in Genetics - a leading open science platform. (2019-03-25)
Groin and hips of hockey players examined in five-second test
Five seconds is enough to assess the status of a hockey player's groin. (2019-03-25)
Obesity speeds up the start of puberty in boys, study finds
Girls are not the only ones who go through puberty early if they have obesity. (2019-03-24)
Obese mouse mothers trigger heart problems in offspring
Mitochondria manufacture energy in every cell of the body, including heart muscle cells. (2019-03-22)
Study links perimenopause to accelerated fat mass gains, lean mass losses
A UCLA-led study confirms what women approaching menopause have long suspected: menopause does make fat go up. (2019-03-21)
Researchers find eight new unique gene mutations in patients with hereditable heart muscle disease
In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have identified eight new gene mutations that may cause or contribute to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease not caused by known external influences, such as high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, or diseased coronary arteries. (2019-03-18)
Blood flow restriction therapy may protect against bone loss following ACL reconstruction
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction patients often face bone and muscle loss immediately following the procedure. (2019-03-16)
Oscillation in muscle tissue
When a muscle grows or a muscle injury heals, some of the stem cells develop into new muscle cells. (2019-03-15)
Poor pitch singing could be a matter of the tune in your head
Sub-vocalization, the silent, preparatory muscle movements of the face and larynx that result when singers run a song through their heads prior to vocalizing, could be nudging them out of tune, according to University at Buffalo researchers. (2019-03-14)
How the heart sends an SOS signal to bone marrow cells after a heart attack
Exosomes are key to the SOS signal that the heart muscle sends out after a heart attack. (2019-03-13)
A new therapeutic target for blocking early atherosclerosis in progeria
Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares and the Universidad de Oviedo have discovered a new molecular mechanism involved in the premature development of atherosclerosis in mice with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome. (2019-03-12)
Moderate muscle strength may lower risk for type 2 diabetes
Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019-03-11)
Stars exploding as supernovae lose their mass to companion stars during their lives
Stars over eight times more massive than the sun end their lives in supernovae explosions. (2019-03-07)
What does the Milky Way weigh? Hubble and Gaia investigate
We can't put the whole Milky Way on a scale, but astronomers have been able to come up with one of the most accurate measurements yet of our galaxy's mass, using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite. (2019-03-07)
Bedtime protein for bigger gains? Here's the scoop
According to a review published in Frontiers in Nutrition, overnight sleep provides a unique nutritional window for boosting the muscle response to resistance training -- without increasing body fat. (2019-03-06)
High-intensity interval training helps trim belly fat in cardiac rehab
A popular exercise routine that alternates intense bursts of activity with short recovery periods to rapidly enhance exercise performance is now finding its way into programs to strengthen the heart after a heart attack. (2019-03-06)
States with permissive gun laws have higher mass shooting rates
States with more permissive gun laws and greater gun ownership have higher rates of mass shootings, and a growing divide is emerging between states with restrictive versus permissive gun laws. (2019-03-06)
Physicists analyze rotational dynamics of galaxies and influence of the photon mass
The rotation of stars in galaxies such as our Milky Way is puzzling. (2019-03-05)
Training beyond exhaustion can prevent learning
Researchers have found that muscle fatigue caused by overexertion when practicing a skill can affect the task in hand and impair learning afterwards. (2019-03-05)
Pumping iron could save your life
Researchers from Osaka University have found that sarcopenia, a condition characterized by decreased skeletal muscle mass, is strongly associated with poor treatment outcomes in lung cancer patients in response to programed death-1 (PD-1)-inhibitor therapy. (2019-03-04)
New research area: How protein structures change due to normal forces
Proteins made in our cells are folded into specific shapes so they can fulfill their functions. (2019-03-01)
Hiding black hole found
Astronomers have detected a stealthy black hole from its effects on an interstellar gas cloud. (2019-02-28)
The songs of singing mice suggest how human brain achieves conversation
By studying the rapid song-like responses of singing tropical mice, researchers have discovered a neural mechanism that may support the high-speed back and forth vocal exchanges that characterize human conversation. (2019-02-28)
Resistance training even as little as once per week benefits older individuals
Resistance training improves the health of over 65-year-olds, and the benefits occur even when some people train as little as once per week. (2019-02-27)
Stem cells provide greater insight into rotator cuff disease
New research explores stem cells in the rotator cuff in hopes of understanding why fatty accumulation happens at the tear site, instead of proper muscle healing. (2019-02-26)
New targets for ischemic drugs found
Russian scientists investigated the role of opioid receptors in protecting the heart from coronary disease: the lack of its blood supply. (2019-02-25)
Stellar wind of old stars reveals existence of a partner
Red giants are old stars that eject gaseous material and solid particles through a stellar wind. (2019-02-25)
Old stars live longer than we thought
The type of stars we refer to, which cannot be seen by the naked eye, officially up to now the objects which have suffered the greatest loss of mass. (2019-02-25)
Researchers ID gene that may predict pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a gene called ''UCP-1'' that may predict the development of pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes. (2019-02-25)
How diabetes causes muscle loss
Diabetes is associated with various health problems including decline in skeletal muscle mass. (2019-02-22)
Being overweight in adolescence may increase kidney cancer risk later in life
Being overweight has been linked with a higher risk of developing a form of kidney cancer called renal cell carcinoma (RCC) among adults, but it's unclear if this risk is present during adolescence. (2019-02-21)
New drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy clears phase 1 clinical trial testing in boys
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have few treatment options. (2019-02-21)
Can a nerve injury trigger ALS?
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to demonstrate that a peripheral nerve injury can trigger the onset and spread of the disease in an animal model of ALS. (2019-02-20)
How to make the push-up work for you
If you want to improve your golf swing, softball pitch, or tennis serve, the push-up is for you. (2019-02-19)
Nanopores make portable mass spectrometer for peptides a reality
University of Groningen scientists have developed nanopores that can be used to directly measure the mass of peptides. (2019-02-19)
UTMB develops drug to rejuvenate muscle cells
Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed a promising drug that has proven to significantly increase muscle size, strength and metabolic state in aged mice, according to a study just published in Biochemical Pharmacology. (2019-02-15)
New study shows more protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely
A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose 'bad' fat, according to results from a new randomized controlled trial led by Wake Forest University researcher Kristen Beavers. (2019-02-14)
Asthma pill targets airway muscles to decrease attacks
Results from a phase II clinical trial, experimental work on cells and computational modelling have together shown why the first pill for asthma in 20 years can help reduce asthma attacks. (2019-02-13)
UMN study provides new insight into use of cell replacement therapies to treat muscular dystrophies
The University of Minnesota Medical School continues its legacy of advancing cell replacement therapies with a scientific breakthrough that highlights the promise of cell therapies for muscular dystrophy. (2019-02-13)
High cadence cycling offers no benefit to amateurs, finds new study
A new study published today in the International Journal of Sports Medicine has found that exercise efficiency decreases in recreational cyclists when they pedal very hard, incorporating more revolutions per minute. (2019-02-12)
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