Research from China demonstrates that a flavonoid extracted from grape seeds increases the lifespan of old mice by killing cells that promote aging.
Researchers in Singapore have discovered that defects in cellular metabolism become detectable before the appearance of protein plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.
Singapore researchers have discovered that cancer stem cells consume the amino acid methionine much faster than it can be generated, and this vulnerability could be exploited for cancer treatment.
Scientists in Japan have demonstrated that the prolonged activation of immune cells affects the production of neurotransmitters in the brain, leading to behavioral changes.
The key to the state of daily torpor, researchers have found, is reduced sensitivity to the fall of body temperature.