Fight Aging! Newsletter, April 29th 2019

In this study, we report the age-associated differences between fetal MSC (fMSC) populations and MSCs isolated from elderly donors with respect to their transcriptomes. We successfully reprogrammed fMSCs (55 days post conception) and adult MSC (aMSC; 60-74 years) to iPSCs and, subsequently, generated the corresponding iMSCs. In addition, iMSCs were also derived from ESCs. The iMSCs were similar although not identical to primary MSCs. We unraveled a putative rejuvenation and aging gene expression signature. We show that iMSCs irrespective of donor age and cell type re-acquired a similar secretome to that of their parental MSCs, thus re-enforcing their capabilities of context-dependent paracrine signaling relevant for tissue regeneration. Towards an Artificial Lymph Node https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2019/04/towards-an-artificial-lymph-node/ Artificial structures capable of replicating at least some of the functions of natural organs and tissues may turn out to be quite different in shape, structure, and content when compared to their natural counterparts. This is particularly true for chemical factory tissues, such as the liver, or tissues in which cells migrate and collaborate, such as lymph nodes. In today's research, scientists demonstrate that a comparatively simple structure can perform some of the same useful functions of a lymph node, at least those related to training and replicating T cells to attack a particular pathogen or canc...
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Authors: Mendenhall E, Musau A, Bosire E, Mutiso V, Ndetei D, Rock M Abstract Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a condition that both results from and produces social and psychological suffering. As 'diabetes' increases among low income patients in poorer nations, new challenges arise that drive, co-occur, and result from the condition. In this article, we describe how social suffering produces diabetes by way of addressing the varied social, psychological, and biological factors that drive diabetes and are reflected in diabetes experiences among patients seeking care at a public hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. We recruited ...
Source: Anthropology and Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Anthropol Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 August 2020Source: Journal of Oral BiosciencesAuthor(s): Sho Akashi, Takashi Nishida, Tomomi Mizukawa, Kazumi Kawata, Masaharu Takigawa, Seiji Iida, Satoshi Kubota
Source: Journal of Oral Biosciences - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 August 2020Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Sevil Vaghefi Moghaddam, Fatemeh Abedi, Effat Alizadeh, Behzad Baradaran, Nasim Annabi, Abolfazl Akbarzadeh, Soodabeh Davaran
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Publication date: Available online 11 August 2020Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Jingwen Luo, Tao Gong, Lixin Ma
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Publication date: September 2020Source: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 62Author(s): Shiyu Sun, Wufeng Xue, Yongjin Zhou
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Publication date: September 2020Source: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Volume 62Author(s): Stephanos Leandrou, Demetris Lamnisos, Panicos A. Kyriacou, Stephanie Constanti, Constantinos S. Pattichis, for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
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Publication date: July 2020Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, Volume 33, Issue 7Author(s): Fei Ran WEI, Li Lin XIONG, Wei LI, Xue Rong WANG, Xin HONG, Bao An CHEN
Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2020Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, Volume 33, Issue 7Author(s): Qing Ming SHU, Xin Guo CHEN, Hong Ying ZHANG, Li Hong HUANG, Yong Liang ZHANG, Qing ZHANG
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Publication date: July 2020Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, Volume 33, Issue 7Author(s): Cheng WANG, Yu Ming SHEN, Feng Jun QIN, Xiao Hua HU
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CONCLUSION: The current findings highlight the dietary gatekeeper's food literacy as an interrelated concept and show how it is operationalised to successfully manage barriers to healthy eating experienced in the home environment. SO WHAT?: Future health promotion campaigns must offer tailored communications and interventions that provide resources and support to dietary gatekeepers to foster food literacy and counteract the influence of barriers to healthy eating. PMID: 32761932 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Promot J Austr Source Type: research
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