News tagged with calorie restriction

Turning off the 'aging genes'

Restricting calorie consumption is one of the few proven ways to combat aging. Though the underlying mechanism is unknown, calorie restriction has been shown to prolong lifespan in yeast, worms, flies, monkeys, and, in some ...

dateJan 02, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Extreme dieting: does it lead to longer lives?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Animals who consume fewer calories live longer and healthier lives. Now, a seminal study at the University of California, San Francisco is testing whether the same is true for extreme dieters.

dateApr 19, 2011 in Health
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Amino acid supplement makes mice live longer

When mice are given drinking water laced with a special concoction of amino acids, they live longer than your average mouse, according to a new report in the October issue of Cell Metabolism. The key ingredients in the supplemental ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Medical research
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Running a marathon halts cellular suicide

Apoptosis, the natural 'programmed' death of cells, is arrested in the aftermath of strenuous exercise. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Physiology studied peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), isolated ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Medical research
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