Dietary interventions have been proposed as a way to increase lifespan and improve health. The senescence-accelerated prone 8 (SAMP8) mice have a shorter lifespan and show alterations in the central nervous system. Moreover, this mouse strain shows decreased sirtuin 1 protein expression and elevated expression of the acetylated targets NFkappaB and FoxO1, Read the full article
This study challenges the current advice given to diabetic patients, which is to have 3 small meals with snacks in between.
Fewer larger meals are better than several smaller ones for people with recent onset type 2 diabetes.
What the study actually did
54 patients were split into two groups.
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Scientists at Harvard University have recently reported that blood from young mice can rejuvenate ageing mice. Blood transfusions not only reversed the memory impairment that seems to inevitably appear with age, but also improved the learning abilities of ageing mice.