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December 13, 2014
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Using a novel biological clock, UCLA researchers find that obesity accelerates aging of the liver

Using a recently developed biomarker of aging known as an epigenetic clock, UCLA researchers working closely with a German team of investigators have found for the first time that obesity greatly accelerates aging of the liver. This finding could explain … Continue reading

November 12, 2011
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UCLA Biologists Slow the Aging Process in Fruit Flies

*Study has implications for humans* UCLA life scientists have identified a gene that slows the aging process. The biologists, working with fruit flies, activated a gene called PGC-1, which increases the activity of mitochondria, the tiny power generators in cells … Continue reading

October 16, 2010
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For Those Who Don’t Exercise or Watch Their Diets, CU ‘Nutraceutical’ Research Could Help

University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Douglas R. Seals has amassed scientific evidence indicating that exercise, weight loss, good nutrition and salt restriction can cut your chances of getting cardiovascular disease, the United States’ No. 1 killer. But Seals knows … Continue reading