Top Immune System BoostersTop tips for boosting your immune system and increasing your chances of fighting off illness this season.
Good health is highly desired in today's world of high-stress careers, with little time to unwind between the many activities of daily life. With cold and flu season upon ...More »
Wheat Protein Linked to Non-Celiac Gluten SensitivityConsumption of ATIs can lead to inflammation in tissues beyond the gut and may contribute to the development of gluten sensitivity, as well as other conditions
Scientists have concluded that a protein in wheat, amylase-trypsin inhibitors (ATIs), can lead to inflammation in the brain, lymph nodes, spleen and kidneys when consumed. Study results were presented at ...More »
Over-Drinking Water Can be FatalNew study says drink water for thirst, rather than trying to get in 8 glasses, especially as drinking too much water can cause water intoxication.
There is a new study that challenges the long-standing idea that it is "mandatory" for our health to drink at least eight glasses of water every day. Associate Professor Michael ...More »
Food FactorSwapping saturated fats for unsaturated fats and high-quality carbohydrates is best for lowering the risk of heart disease.
Reducing the amount of saturated fats in the diet can improve heart health, but only if they are replaced with certain foods. Frank B Hu, MD, PhD, study author and ...More »
Newly Discovered Proteins Key to Fighting Effects of AgingProtein found in the mitochondria may be the key to controlling aging, as well as treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
As our bodies age, cell tissue becomes damaged and for some people a slow cognitive decline is unavoidable. Cognitive functions affected include memory and multitasking. Cell damage can lead to ...More »
Drug May Restore Fertility in WomenA recent study is challenging the belief that women are born with a fixed number of eggs and cannot produce any more later in life.
It has long been believed that women were born with a limited amount of eggs, and once these eggs were depleted, so were their chances of conceiving. A new study ...More »
Tumors and Pain Respond to Stem CellsA patient's own naturally-occurring adult stem cells are used to drastically improve their health when conventional medicine has repeatedly failed.
In 1993, Mary, a 36-year-old artist, became ill while living on the island of Maui in Hawaii. At that time, Mary was living next to a sugar ...More »
US Health Care Still Among Least Efficient in the WorldOut of the 55 countries that were evaluated, America falls at number 50.
According to the 2014 Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index, the U.S. was near the bottom of the list of 55 countries rated for their Health Care. This index compiles ...More »
Anti-Aging Biotechnology Can Save Our EconomyAnti-aging biotechnologies are not just desirable for individual health; they may also be the most viable solution to the breakdown of Western economies.
As this is my first contribution, I ought to explain what a macroeconomist with a background in policy studies and finance is doing here in an anti-aging website. The short ...More »
Slim Down with 'Mindfulness' ApproachPeople who received the therapy based on "mindful" decision-making lost more than 13 percent of their initial weight, on average, over one year.
The mind possesses more power than most people realize. In order for a weight loss therapy program to succeed, it must focus on personal values and a decision-making process. People ...More »
Verbal Tests May Frequently Miss the Mark for Alzheimer's DiseaseNew study shows that mild cognitive impairment in women may frequently be missed, due to their better abilities in verbal memory skill testing.
New research in a study published in “Neurology“, a journal of the American Academy of Neurology, has stated that women’s mild cognitive impairment might often be missed, because of ...More »
Probiotics for Skin HealthIs it a far stretch to assume that the advantages can extend to aging skin?
Skin is the largest organ in the human body, and as such, is an indicator of the overall level of health and wellbeing in individuals. Probiotics are live bacteria and ...More »
Toxic Chemicals Prevalent in Household DustFirst of its kind study discloses top 10 consumer product chemicals in dust, with known or suspected health implications.
Indoor dust is proving to be polluted with chemicals from everyday consumer products according to a new comprehensive study released from George Washington University and the Milken Institute. The researchers ...More »
Berry Compound Boosts Overall HealthFound abundantly in blackberries, dietary flavonoids have been related to lower risks of various chronic diseases.
Phytonutrients in plant-based foods, flavonoids have been shown by a number of previous studies to lower risks of various chronic diseases. Many types of berries are high in flavonoids, particularly ...More »
Exercise Hormone Helps Shed, Prevent FatNew study discovers that exercise produces irisin, which helps convert calorie-storing white fat cells into energy-burning brown fat cells.
The hormone “irisin” was discovered in 2012, by a Harvard Medical School professor and his team. The team discovered that the hormone levels of irisin rise through exercise, converting white ...More »
Flu News for Patients & PhysiciansSurvival Tips from the A4M
Seasonal influenza, commonly called “the flu,” is caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract (notably, the nose, throat, and lungs). The US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention estimates ...More »
Coffee May Reduce Dementia RiskOlder women who drink 2-3 cups of coffee daily may be at lower risk of dementia, as well as other types of cognitive impairment.
Recent studies conducted by Dr. Kivipelto and colleagues at Karolinska, Kuopio, and Finland universities, suggest that consuming coffee daily can deter the risk of dementia. Dementia and Alzheimer's are ...More »
Keys to Effective Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT)Recent advances in LED technologies increase the therapeutic effect of light therapy on cells with compromised mitochondrial function.
Low-level light therapy (LLLT) has vast potential in numerous therapeutic areas. However, despite a large body of evidence, LLLT has yet to receive wide acceptance in the scientific community. Some ...More »
Wide-Ranging Health Benefits of Walking GroupsParticipating in an organized outdoor walking group may improve a person’s cardiovascular profile, respiratory health, and mental disposition.
Among the various modes of group fitness activities, joining an organized outdoor walking group is shown to confer improvements in blood pressure, heart rate, cholesterol levels, and mood. Sarah Hanson ...More »
The Healing Power of GratitudeRecognizing and giving thanks for the positive aspects of life can result in improved mental and physical health.
Gratitude is part of a wider outlook on life that involves noticing and appreciating the positive aspects of life. It can be attributed to an external source another person or ...More »
9 out of 10 People Breathe Polluted AirA new WHO report confirms that air pollution is getting worse globally.
According to WHO, 92% of the world’s population is exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution. The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a new air quality model in ...More »
To Trim Fat, Turn Down the ThermostatA cooler sleeping environment helps to raise brown fat tissue mass and activity, which could lead to metabolic benefits.
Brown adipose tissue is a specialized form of fat tissue that produces heat by burning energy to maintain the body’s core temperature. Previously, a team from Virginia Commonwealth University ...More »
Top Anti-Inflammatory FoodsIncorporate these flavorful and powerful foods into your diet, to help counteract inflammation
Although inflammation is often necessary as a protective defense against infection and injury, unchecked, chronic inflammation is implicated in a number of diseases. The lifelong accumulation of molecular damage that ...More »
Sitting AntidoteWomen who sit, but don’t sit still, may be at reduced risk of death.
Movements involved in fidgeting may counteract the adverse health effects of sitting for extended periods of time. Janet Cade, from the University of Leeds (United Kingdom), and colleagues collected over ...More »
Two Simple Steps to Prevent Chronic DiseaseChronic disease is one of the leading causes of death across the world. These lifestyle changes are easy, yet highly effective ways to avoid it.
Most common chronic diseases in the Western world were extremely rare before the Industrial revolution, and they are practically non-existent in non-westernized, traditional communities throughout the world today. This is ...More »
Targeting the Biological Process of AgingScientists have determined that fighting the biological process of aging at the cellular level will pay off big, with revolutionary new treatments.
In 400 BC, Hippocrates made an observation he thought was a secret to longevity. Obesity appeared to lead to an early death, so he thought restraint was the key to ...More »
Low Vitamin D Increases Mortality RiskA comprehensive population-based study finds that low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D is linked with all-cause death.
Daniel Dudenkov, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, reported on a 25-hydroxyvitamin D level study, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research ...More »
Gut Bacteria May Help Decrease StrokeCertain types of bacteria in the gut can leverage the immune system to decrease the severity of stroke. More »
Lack of Sleep Raises Cold RiskShort sleepers may be 4 times more likely to catch a cold.
Numerous studies suggest the health promoting effects of a good night’s sleep. Aric Prather, from the University of California/San Francisco (UCSF; California, USA), and colleagues enrolled 164 healthy ...More »
Fuel up on Coffee for LongevityDrinking up to five cups of coffee a day can help you live longer
According to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers and colleagues, drinking three to five cups of coffee a day may decrease the likelihood ...More »
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Low Vitamin D Increases Mortality Risk
A comprehensive population-based study finds that low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D is linked with all-cause death.Read the full article »
Inflammation Turns Mitochondria into Toxin Producers
New research shows that during inflammation, macrophages convert mitochondria to toxic compound producers that further amplify inflammation.Read the full article »
Clues to 'Super Agers' Youthful Memories
New research has found that certain key areas of "super-agers" brains resemble those of people much younger.Read the full article »
Major Hurdle Cleared in the Fight for Longevity
Researchers have identified six new groups of molecules that may be the key to delayed aging.Read the full article »
Go Nuts to Beat Inflammation
Consuming nuts five times per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and many other disorders.Read the full article »
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