Caloric Restriction Study on Rhesus Monkeys Shows Promise in Aging Research

by Sharon Binoy In the age of ever-changing diet fads guaranteed to help you lose as much weight as possible in the least amount of time, research is shedding light on a new kind of diet that could improve your health in the long term- caloric restriction. According to the National Institute of Aging, caloric restriction …

Estrogen plays a role in making bones weaker in females, but this is good news for scientists?

by Xandria Ortiz New research suggests that estrogen signaling prevents the formation of stronger bones. This research was conducted by associate professor Dan Nomura of UC Berkeley’s Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology department, and it has only been conducted on mice. The hormone estrogen and its respective signaling system regulates energy expenditure to allow for optimal reproductive …