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DNA repair

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Posted on March 27, 2017, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science DNA repair
Anti-Aging Science takes Huge Leap

Discovery repairs DNA, could lead to a revolutionary anti-aging drug, and assist NASA in getting their astronauts to Mars.

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Posted on July 15, 2014, 6 a.m. in DNA repair Functional Foods
Coffee Deters DNA Damage

Consuming dark-roast coffee appears to reduce levels of spontaneous DNA strand breaks.

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Posted on Nov. 13, 2013, 6 a.m. in DNA repair Anti-Aging
DNA Clock May Reveal Anti-Aging Secrets

Newly discovered mechanism may help scientists to understand the aging process and lead to novel anti-aging therapies.

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Posted on Dec. 19, 2012, 6 a.m. in Environment DNA repair

Variation in low-level, natural background radiation may exert a small, but highly statistically significant, negative effects on DNA as well as several measures of health.

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Posted on Dec. 12, 2012, 6 a.m. in DNA repair Longevity
Link Between Short DNA Endcaps & Death Risk

Individuals with telomeres in the shortest 10% may be 23% more likely to die in the three years following measurement of these DNA endcaps.

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Posted on April 9, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular DNA repair

The length of telomeres, sections of DNA that cap the ends of chromosomes, may associate with the risk of cardiovascular death or heart attack.

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Posted on March 9, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular DNA repair

Danish researchers report that shortened telomeres directly correlate to increased risk of heart attack and premature death.

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Posted on March 5, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cancer Alternative Medicine DNA repair

Canadian scientists elucidate the mechanism of PNKP, a DNA repair enzyme, paving the way for innovations in targeted cancer therapies.

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Posted on Jan. 13, 2012, 6 a.m. in DNA repair Cancer

Discovery in DNA repair mechanism may lead to innovative approaches to diagnose and treat cancers.

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Posted on April 11, 2011, 6 a.m. in DNA repair Mechanisms of Aging

University of Rochester (US) scientists discover how DNA maintenance is regulated, opening the door to interventions that may enhance the body’s natural preservation of genetic information.

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