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New blood test predicts when you’ll die

A simple blood test could help predict when you will die, scientists have discovered.<p>Specific chemicals found in the blood – called biomarkers – can …

Biomarkers

Biomarkers Predict How Well You'll Age

Study finds that particular "biomarker signatures" in the blood can deterimine the risk of developing some age-related health conditions later in …

Preventing Chronic Disease: Yoga May Alter Gene Expression Linked to Inflammation

By:<p>B Grace Bullock, PhD, E-RYT 500<p>Chronic stress, and the resulting inflammatory response, is a known cause of numerous illnesses. Although yoga is …

InsideTracker

You provide samples of your blood to InsideTracker. They make recommendations which optimize your performance.

One little drop of your blood may someday predict how long you’ll live

Blood has many roles in the metaphorical life of the human body. It’s the organ of kinship (“blood ties”), the seat of emotion (“blood lust”) and a vehicle for identity (“travel is in his blood”). But might it also be a window on the body’s fate?<p>Many scientists are trying to answer that question as …

What are biomarkers and why are they important?

Dr. Janet Woodcock, Director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), describes why biomarkers are important to the drug …

One little drop of your blood may someday predict how long you'll live

Blood has many roles in the metaphorical life of the human body. It's the organ of kinship ("blood ties"), the seat of emotion ("blood lust") and a vehicle for identity ("travel is in his blood"). But might it also be a window on the body's fate?<p>Many scientists are trying to answer that question as …