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1 January 1970

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Low calorie diet and longer life span linked by hormone

The hormone that could be responsible for prolonging life of animals fed on a low-calorie diet has been identified using genetically modified mice.
The hormone that could be responsible for prolonging life of animals fed on a low-calorie diet has been identified using genetically modified mice. The findings open up the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/low-calorie-diet-and-longer-life-span-linked-by-hormone/

Does how much you eat affect how long you live?

It has been a long-held belief that a restricted diet prolongs life.
It has been a long-held belief that a restricted diet prolongs life. But a newly published 23-year study of rhesus monkeys has thrown the debate wide open by showing that less… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/does-how-much-you-eat-affect-how-long-you-live/

Naked mole rat DNA exposes its age-defying secrets

A team of scientists have begun to unravel the secrets underlying the long life enjoyed by naked mole rats.
A team of scientists have begun to unravel the secrets underlying the long life enjoyed by naked mole rats. They have identified genes that they believe are responsible for the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/naked-mole-rat-dna-exposes-its-age-defying-secrets/

Elixir from Easter Island?

apamycin was found in soil on Easter Island 40 years ago.
Rapamycin was found in soil on Easter Island 40 years ago. The antibiotic is normally used to prevent organ rejection and is being tested as a cancer treatment. Now, scientists… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/elixir-from-easter-island/

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