Monthly Archives: June 2014

[GRG] Centenarians in South Australia

Greetings, This article appeared in our local newspaper last week:http://ift.tt/1pF4H1J It details the increase in the numbers of centenarians in South Australia from 185 women and 48 men in 2003 to 269 women and 77 men in 2013. The population … Continue reading

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[GRG] Reg. Med: Blocking key enzyme, Cdk5, minimizes stroke injury

http://ift.tt/LWhE5k 2014/june/stroke-bibb.html Blocking key enzyme minimizes stroke injury Dr. James Bibb, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics Dr. James Bibb, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics DALLAS – June 26, 2014 – A drug that blocks the action of the … Continue reading

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[GRG] A Selective Mitochondrial-Targeted Chlorambucil with Remarkable Cytotoxicity in Breast and Pancreatic Cancers

Nitrogen mustards, widely used as chemotherapeutics, have limited safety and efficacy. Mitochondria lack a functional nucleotide excision repair mechanism to repair DNA adducts and are sensitive to alkylating agents. Importantly, cancer cells have higher intrinsic mitochondrial membrane potential (Δψmt) than … Continue reading

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[GRG] Report: “The Case for Personalized Medicine,”

cut and paste the link below to get to the source: http://ift.tt/1o508de personalized-medicine/81250030/ Jun 25, 2014 Making the Case for Personalized Medicine Making the Case for Personalized Medicine Source: © Alexander Raths – Fotolia.com Personalized medicine is gaining momentum, but … Continue reading

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[GRG] Restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent heart disease in diabetes

http://ift.tt/1mqvETr Contact: Elaine Iandoli eiandoli@nyit.edu 516-686-4013 New York Institute of Technology Restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent heart disease from diabetes Old Westbury, N.Y. (June 25, 2014) –Administering low doses of a thyroid hormone to rats with diabetes helps … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Next GRG meeting Monday June 30, and Steve Coles traveling and computer

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Re: [GRG] Should we treat aging as a disease? Please contribute an article to Frontiers in Genetics

Alex: Good hearing from you. Excellent idea. I suggest that NIH-NIA write an article on how the GSIG movement ,which involves 20 of the 27 NIH Divisions (mostly Disease Divisions), will likely impact the FDA attitude toward aging (healthspan) solutions. … Continue reading

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