ageing process

Beware: Fresh look of vegetables could be due to hazardous chemicals


July 26th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The soft, shiny red exterior of tomatoes or the lush, green texture of peas and leafy veggies might tempt one's taste buds and their "freshness" might ... Read more...

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Peter Andre goes grey


April 30th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre has discovered a batch of grey hair on his head at the age of 39, but has no plans to try and slow ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Pop a pill to stay young


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to slow down ageing in individual cells, a breakthrough that could leave people feeling young well into old age.They believe their ... Read more...

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Fewer calories spell longer life, protection from diabetes


November 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Consuming fewer calories can benefit you in a number of ways -- it can slow down ageing and keep at bay cancer and type 2 diabetes ... Read more...

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Beware, being skinny could hasten one’s death


April 29th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) People who gobble up mounds of cakes and chocolates without piling on the pounds, beware. You may be hastening your own death, compared to those who ... Read more...

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Genes that hold key to a long, healthy life identified


April 15th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Scientists have identified eight genes, which could slow down the ageing process - and help people live longer, healthier lives.The key to stop the distressing signs of ageing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

An age suit that transforms wearer into a 74-year-old!


March 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Researchers at MIT's Age Lab have designed a suit to transform someone into a 74-year-old to understand the effects ageing has on the body.While many companies focus their ... Read more...

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Ponting’s decorated one-day career has run its course: Robert Craddock


March 25th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting's decorated one-day career, which had an appropriately memorable finish, has run its course, noted cricket expert Robert Craddock has said."Ricky Ponting's century against India may ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ponting faces Aussie media ire


March 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 25 (IANS) With reigning champions Australia making a premature exit from the Cricket World Cup after their comprehensive defeat to hosts India, the debate is raging in the ... Read more...

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Ryan Phillippe smokes and drinks to look older


March 19th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): Actor Ryan Phillippe is apparently desperate to look older.The 'Cruel Intentions' star smokes cigarettes and downs alcohol to age his youthful skin.However, the 36-year-old has managed to avoid ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Middle-age obesity can bring about dementia: Oz study


March 5th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 5 (ANI): A study has found that of the more than 1000 Australians, who are diagnosed with dementia, many are suffering from it due to being overweight in middle age.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Red wine makes cancer drug more potent


February 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Resveratrol, a compound which gives red wine its colour, makes breast cancer drug rapamycin more potent.Lab tests found the ingredient can prevent cancer cells from developing resistance to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Oestrogen patch for sharper memory?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) An oestrogen skin patch could boost memory in post-menopausal women, researchers say.Latest theories suggest that the hormone, which drops during menopause, also has a protective effect on nerve ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Helena Carter would rather age than go under knife


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) "The King's Speech" actress Helena Bonham Carter will never go under the knife to halt the ageing process because she's convinced her career will go downhill if she ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Zero-calorie candy for sweet-looking face


December 16th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The first sweet candy claiming to make people look better is to hit the shops here next year. 'Beauty candy', part of the 'Beauty'in' brand, claims to increase ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Coming soon: Zero-calorie candy that gives you a ’sweet-looking’ face!


December 16th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A zero-calorie, sweet candy that increases energy levels, boost health, slow down the ageing process and improve skin complexion is set to hit the market next year.'Beauty candy' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists unlock secret of eternal youth


November 29th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to reverse aging, unlocking the secret of eternal youth and paving the way for a drug to keep one "forever young". Lives could ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists may have found ‘elixir of eternal youth’


November 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): The elixir of eternal youth may soon be reality, thanks to scientists from the Harvard University.Such a drug might not just increase life span, but also allow men ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum keeps weight on to avoid wrinkles


November 24th, 2010 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum is happy to keep a little bit of weight on as she believes being too skinny causes lots of wrinkles.The 37-year-old beauty, who raises ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Soon, a pill to ‘extend your life by 10 yrs’!


November 18th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18 (ANI): A Harvard Medical School professor believes that the day is not far when just popping a pill could make you live longer and healthier.Associate Professor of Pathology David ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Every third Pakistani woman has osteoporosis


November 15th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) One out of every three women over the age of 50 in Pakistan is suffering from osteoporosis, health experts have said.This was announced at a symposium titled "Osteoporosis, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

29 pc of Malaysian men suffer from premature ejaculation: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 9 (ANI): A study has revealed that 29 percent of Malaysian men suffer from premature ejaculaton.More astonishingly, 81 percent of the men agreed or strongly agreed that an increase ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Study reveals how ageing impacts the brain


November 8th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A Swedish research has suggested that measuring the lactic acid levels in the brain could reveal the aging process, in mice at least.Researchers at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, drug to stop memory loss


October 13th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Scottish researchers have come up with a new treatment, which could be used to improve memory and mental performance in older people.Scientists at the University of Edinburgh say ... Read more...

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Beetles’ ‘life span controlling’ genes may shed light on ageing


August 5th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 5 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a particular group of insects' genes helped control their life span - a find that could give them insights into the human ageing process.Melbourne ... Read more...

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Gene leads to longer shelf life for tomatoes, other fruits


June 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) A researcher has found a gene that slows down the ageing process in tomatoes and extends their shelf life by a week. Avtar Handa, professor of horticulture, Purdue University, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

15-minute workout can keep you fit


May 30th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) A 15-minute workout at the gym helps keep you young as well as fit, according to a study. Researchers found that brief vigorous exercise tends to slow the ageing ... Read more...

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Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age


May 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age, says a new study. It appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Stress’ protein may stop aging process


May 25th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Excessive amounts of HSP10 (Heat Shock Protein) inside mitochondria - 'organs' that act as energy generators in cells - can halt the body's ageing process by preserving muscle ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, chocolate bar that keeps wrinkles at bay


May 21st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Good news for chocolate lovers: A new kind of chocolate has been created that apparently slows the ageing process and fights wrinkles.Made by the world's largest chocolate manufacturer, ... Read more...

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Teenager, Brooke Greenberg, Ensnared In A Tot’s Physique Could Unbolt The Secrecy Surrounding The Course Of Ageing


May 15th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A teenaged girl, who is ensnared in the physique of a tot, could be the central character in discontinuing the ageing process. This data ... Read more...

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Want to live beyond 100, take ‘magic pill’


May 12th, 2010 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
London May 12 (IANS) Scientist are working on a project to develop a "magic pill" that would allow people to live beyond 100 and be fit and healthy. Researchers have identified genes that ... Read more...

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Aging gene could help alter immunity in humans


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that study of a gene called DAF-16 which is found in many animals, including humans, could open up new avenues for altering ageing, immunity ... Read more...

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Found: Cocktail for eternal youth


February 12th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 12 (IANS) Researchers have developed a cocktail of ingredients that forestalls major aspects of the ageing process. "As we all eventually learn, ageing diminishes our mind, fades our perception of the ... Read more...

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Fountain of youth discovered at health food store!


February 12th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A cocktail of ingredients - found at local health food stores - that forestalls major aspects of the aging process has been developed by researchers at McMaster University.Ingredients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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