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Immune System

Caregiver Stress Hastens Aging At Chromosome-Level
September 20, 2007 11:41 AM
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The catchphrase "stress kills" is no longer just lip service. Stress impacts human beings on a core molecular level that may shorten lives up to eight years, reveals research by Ohio State University's Ronald Glaser and Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser. It comes d...

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Loneliness Alters Genes Related to Immunity
September 25, 2007 09:25 AM
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Prior research has shown being lonely means an increased risk for health problems such as Alzheimer's and heart disease. Now a new study shows social isolation actually causes changes in genes related to inflammation and immune system activity. Dr. Steven ...

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