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01:36 EDT 1st September 2016 | BioPortfolio

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Genetic switch could be key to increased health and lifespan

Newly discovered genetic switches that increase lifespan and boost fitness in worms are also linked to increased lifespan in mammals, offering hope that drugs to flip these switches could improve huma...

New doubts on Zika as cause of microcephaly

Brazil's microcephaly epidemic continues to pose a mystery—if Zika is the culprit, why are there no similar epidemics in other countries also hit hard by the virus? In Brazil, the microcephaly rate ...

Longevity is increasing: Can we extend our lifespan, one gene at a time?

How much do "good genes" matter? In some countries, average lifespan is creeping towards 90. New research is beginning to crack open the mystery of longer life. The post

Bird DNA shows inbreeding linked to shorter lifespan

Pieces of DNA that predict lifespan are shorter in birds that are inbred - according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Medical News Today: Will you age well? It might depend on your parents' lifespan

Offspring of parents who have a long lifespan are less likely to develop diseases such as heart disease and cancer in older age, a new study finds.

CDC: ‘No longer any doubt’ Zika causes microcephaly, other birth defects

CDC officials recently confirmed that a causal relationship exists between Zika virus infection during pregnancy and microcephaly and other serious birth defects. “It is now clear that Zika does cau...

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 -- Researchers say they've identified two proteins in the Zika virus linked to the severe birth defect microcephaly. Babies with microcephaly have abnormally small heads and br...

Ageing: Dietary protection for genes

Dietary restriction is known to extend lifespan in many species. It has now been shown to reduce DNA damage and extend lifespan in mice modelling human DNA-repair disorders.

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Detection and sequencing of Zika virus from amniotic fluid of fetuses with microcephaly in Brazil: a case study.

The incidence of microcephaly in Brazil in 2015 was 20 times higher than in previous years. Congenital microcephaly is associated with genetic factors and several causative agents. Epidemiological dat...

Zika Virus.

To the Editor: Petersen et al. (April 21 issue)(1) provide a detailed review of Zika virus. We have some concern regarding diagnostic criteria for microcephaly in fetuses and newborns exposed to the v...

Zika Virus.

To the Editor: Petersen et al. (April 21 issue)(1) provide a detailed review of Zika virus. We have some concern regarding diagnostic criteria for microcephaly in fetuses and newborns exposed to the v...

Zika Virus.

To the Editor: Petersen et al. (April 21 issue)(1) provide a detailed review of Zika virus. We have some concern regarding diagnostic criteria for microcephaly in fetuses and newborns exposed to the v...

A theoretical estimate of the risk of microcephaly during pregnancy with Zika virus infection.

There has been a growing concern over Zika virus (ZIKV) infection, particularly since a probable link between ZIKV infection during pregnancy and microcephaly in the baby was identified. The present s...

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