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Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer - Medical News Today



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Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer 
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A family of molecules called Klotho proteins has intrigued researchers interested in the aging process for decades. They are "named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life." Involved in metabolism, they also appear to play a role in ...

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Stories for the Ages: Aging Tough - WOSU



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Stories for the Ages: Aging Tough 
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In this episode we take an honest and often humorous look at the realizations about work, health, friends and more?that come with aging. We dive into the experiences of Murray and Peter Block, an author and consultant based out of Cincinnati, both are ...

 


Scientists reveal secrets of 'anti-aging' hormones - FierceBiotech



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Scientists reveal secrets of 'anti-aging' hormones 
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The anti-aging effects were initially attributed to alpha-Klotho, but the NYU team determined that it's actually FGF23 that's modulating the aging process, and that alpha-Klotho is merely facilitating FGF23 signaling. Their discoveries were published ...

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Silicon Valley Is Ready to Spend Millions More on Its Anti-Aging Obsession - Gizmodo



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Silicon Valley Is Ready to Spend Millions More on Its Anti-Aging Obsession 
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In recent years, Silicon Valley-backed anti-aging schemes have ranged from the plausible (growing new organs from your own DNA) to the straight-out-of-science fiction (infusing older bodies with young blood and stem cells.) Of course, Y Combinator's ...

 


Council on Aging helps seniors stay in own home - Beckley Register-Herald



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Council on Aging helps seniors stay in own home 
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Mary Catherine Brooks/The Register-HearldAbout 50 seniors take advantage of the daily activities at the Wyoming County Council on Aging in Mullens, including lunch. The major focus of the Council on Aging programs is to keep seniors in their own homes ...

 


Secretary of aging touts Communities for Life program to enhance aging in place - MarylandReporter.com



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Secretary of aging touts Communities for Life program to enhance aging in place 
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Secretary of Aging Rona Kramer, a former Democratic senator in the Hogan administration, unveiled a new program just being developed called Communities for Life, designed to allow older Marylanders to age in place with a broad array of private support ...

 


Developing Diabetes: Monitor Aging Individuals with HIV Closely - Pharmacy Times



Developing Diabetes: Monitor Aging Individuals with HIV Closely 
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Diabetes mellitus is a particular concern among people living with HIV, especially as they age. As we celebrate the good news that antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to significantly longer life expectancies among individuals with HIV, we need to ...

 


How Big Data Can Help Rebuild America's Aging Infrastructure ... - Scientific American (blog)



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How Big Data Can Help Rebuild America's Aging Infrastructure ... 
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It is no secret that America's infrastructure is aging and hurting. The most recent American Society of Civil Engineer's (ASCE) 2017 ?Infrastructure Report Card? measured 16 categories and reported an overall D+ grade. Many American infrastructure ...

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Researchers discover structure of anti-aging hormone - Phys.org - Phys.Org



Researchers discover structure of anti-aging hormone - Phys.org 
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A new study reveals the molecular structure of a protein called alpha(?)Klotho, and how it helps to transmit a hormonal signal that slows aging.

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Art of Aging: One man beats addiction to help others - 6abc.com



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Art of Aging: One man beats addiction to help others 
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Art of Aging: One man beats addiction to help others. Tamala Edwards reports on Action News at 12 p.m. on January 18, 2018 (WPVI). WPVI. By Tamala Edwards. Thursday, January 18, 2018 01:28PM. PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --. Opioid addiction has become a crisis ...