Bone Protection – Bears Give Us a Clue

Bone Protection – Bears Give Us a Clue

Fitness experts encourage exercise to strengthen muscles, bones and build stamina rather than being a couch potato. Not moving can be detrimental to our bones. Well, then, how does that work for black bears? They are in hibernation for six months out of the year, yet seem to emerge in the spring in good condition. […]

Tiny Worms-Keeping Humans Healthy?

Tiny Worms-Keeping Humans Healthy?

It appears so! Worms (C. elegans) that are only 1 mm long could help in the treatment of kidney disease that is age related!!! A gene protein named Klotho, which kind of sounds like a Muppet name is the key genetic player that worms and humans have in common. Not that it is the “Fountain […]