Elderberry Eases InflammationBlack elderberry extract may address obesity and metabolic-related inflammation, in a lab animal model.
Previously, studies report that anthocyanins from dietary sources may reduce inflammation and address obesity-related medical complications. An abundant source of anthocyanins, black elderberry extract was investigated for its potential to ...More »
Cardiorespiratory Fitness for Cognitive FitnessPhysical fitness in midlife lends better odds of a healthy brain in later life.
Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is a measure of the ability of the body’s circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen to the skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity. Qu Tian ...More »
NMN - The Latest Anti-Aging Drug to be Tried on HumansResearchers are planning to test nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) on a small group of 10 healthy people.
Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), a compound that has shown to slow the aging process in animals, is now going to be used in a clinical study to test its safety and ...More »
Omega-3s Promote Healthy Blood VesselsDaily omega-3 supplementation helps to reduce pulse wave velocity (PWV) -- a marker of arterial stiffness.
With aging, it is common that central arterial stiffness increases and arterial wave reflections become enhanced, thereby contributing to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease. Kevin D. Monahan, from Pennsylvania ...More »
Dental Board Corruption Identified and Exposed in NevadaPerformance audit verified what dental licensees have been complaining about for many years.
Dental licensees in Nevada have been complaining about the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners (“NVBDE”) and its abusive behavior against its licensed healthcare practitioners for many years. Most of ...More »
Sports in Teen Years Yield Lasting Health BenefitsRegular physical activity – particularly, team sports – in adolescence may reduce future risks of death from cancer and other causes, among women.
There is clear and abundant evidence regarding the health-promoting effects of regular exercise. Wei Zheng, from Vanderbilt School of Medicine (Tennessee, USA), and colleagues analyzed data collected on 74,941 ...More »
Compound in Leafy Greens Enhances Visual Processing SpeedThe carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin may boost visual motor reaction time.
Green leafy vegetables are a good source of lutein and zeaxanthin, two carotenoid compounds that are important for eye health. Billy Hammond, from the University of Georgia (Georgia, USA), and ...More »
Long Workweek Raises Stroke RiskWorking 55 hours or more per week may raise the risk of stroke by 33%.
Extended work hours are often accompanied by increased mental – and sometimes physical – stress. Mika Kivimaki, from the University College London (United Kingdom),and colleague completed a large-scale systematic review and ...More »
Will AI Create a ‘Useless Class’ of Humans?When machines can outperform humans what will we be left with?
Bestselling historian Yuval Noah Harari predicts that advances in artificial intelligence will lead to a class of eternally useless human beings. In his new book, Homo Deus: A Brief History ...More »
Exercise 4 hours After a Learning Session Improves MemoryDo you want to remember something? Exercise 4 hours after you study it to boost long-term memory.
A recent study has shown that exercise can improve memory after learning, but only within a certain time frame: instead of heading to the gym immediately, exercise four hours after ...More »
Preserving Muscle in MenopauseTaking vitamin D supplements can help to increase muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass in women long after menopause.
New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after ...More »
Nature Promotes SleepAccess to green spaces – a mountain slope, sandy beach, or neighborhood park – raises sleep quality, among men of all ages and older women.
Previous studies report that exposure to the natural environment may improve health behaviors (by encouraging physical activity), as well as improve mental health (including to reduce levels of depression). Diana ...More »
Feed Your EyesAbsorption of lutein – a key carotenoid for eye health, is enhanced by consuming olive or coconut oil.
Recent studies have identified the importance of lutein – a carotenoid, in maintaining eye health as we age. Vallikannan Baskaran, from the Central Food Technological Research Institute (India), and colleagues studied ...More »
Catch Better BalancePlaying catch with a weighted medicine ball may help seniors to improve balance and prevent falls.
As people age, they lose their anticipatory postural control – the ability to ready ourselves to maintain balance, and muscles are left unprepared, and we become less stable and more prone ...More »
Mediterranean MechanismA diet in monounsaturated fats, fiber, legumes, dairy, fish; moderate alcohol intake & increased amounts of sleep may reduce post-meal blood triglyceride level
Consistently elevated post-meal lipemia [blood triglyceride levels] (PPL) is a major risk factor in cardiovascular disease. A number of previous studies suggest that elevated levels of triglycerides (fats) in the ...More »
Positive Perspective Promotes HealthHow you react to stress is reflected in markers of inflammation.
Chronic psychological stress has a profound effect on many aspects of health – from mental to physical parameters. Anthony Ong, from The Pennsylvania State University (Pennsylvania, USA), and colleagues studied 870 ...More »
Information Is Being Censored About Medical Marijuana“Longevity Now—Very Important You View this Link to Combat Medical Censorship”
The Video you are about to watch is purely informational. No marijuana producer, product associated with, or cannabis related sales organization is being promoted. This is about science and the ...More »
Neurology-Related Deaths a “Cause for Concern”Researchers cite environmental influences as the culprit behind a global surge in cases of brain diseases.
Modern living could be responsible for an unprecedented increase in worldwide cases of neurological brain diseases. Colin Pritchard, from Bournemouth University (United Kingdom), and colleagues compared 21 Western countries between ...More »
Don’t Skimp on SleepJust a single night of partial sleep deprivation promotes biological aging, in older adults.
Numerous previous studies suggest the rejuvenative potential of quality, restful sleep. Judith Carroll, from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA; California, USA), and colleagues studied how partial sleep deprivation ...More »
Ayurvedic Herb for Heart HealthSphaeranthus indicus may reduce levels of inflammatory biomarkers.
Utilized for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. Sphaeranthus indicus is a botanical agent with anti-inflammatory effects have been associated. Rai Ajit K. Srivastava, from Piramal Life Sciences (India), and colleagues found ...More »
Tai Chi Enhances Stem CellsThe traditional Chinese martial art/sport of tai chi increases the number of CD34+ cells, a type of stem cell critical in essential body functions.
CD 34+ cells express the CD 34 protein and are "cluster markers" for hematopoietic stem cells (blood stem cells) involved in cell self-renewal, differentiation and proliferation. There is keen interest ...More »
Give Back to Gain Brain PowerCivic engagement may combat the brain shrinkage that typifies the aging process.
A number of previous studies suggest that volunteering in one’s community may protect the brain from cognitive decline. Michelle C. Carlson, from Johns Hopkins University (Maryland, USA), and colleagues ...More »
Anti-Aging = Anti-CancerTenets of the anti-aging lifestyle may reduce a person’s risks for certain cancers, as well as overall risk of death.
The present guidelines for preventing cancer issued by the American Cancer Society recommended that people avoid smoking, achieve and maintain a healthy weight throughout life, be physically active, and eat ...More »
Coffee Compounds Curtail Diabetes RiskPolyphenols in coffee modulate glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), in a lab animal model.
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a metabolic hormone (incretin) secreted by the gut, that stimulates glucose-induced insulin secretion from beta cells. Employing a mouse model, Japanese researchers reveal that coffee polyphenols ...More »
5 Ways AI is Changing HealthcareArtificial intelligence is advancing rapidly and is in the process of transforming the face of healthcare.
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly evolving process on the verge of revising many industries, including healthcare. According to a report by Frost & Sullivan the AI market in healthcare will hit ...More »
Cancer Concoction50 chemicals to which the public is exposed to on a daily basis, when combined, may trigger cancer.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) estimates that as many as 19% of all cancers may be attributable to toxic environmental exposures ...More »
Menopause As Heart Disease Risk FactorLate- and post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts, as compared to pre-menopausal women.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women, for which risks increase after age 50 – the average age for menopause. Samar R. El Khoudary, from the University of ...More »
Insights into Longevity-Extending ProteinNeuropeptide Y molecule may be common link between dietary restriction and longevity in mammals, in a lab animal model.
A neurotransmitter peptide that plays an important role in food intake, neuropeptide Y (NPY) may also extend lifespan. Since Researchers from Nagasaki University (Japan),Pusan National University, (Korea), and Chubu ...More »
Predictions in Technology and HealthWhat happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years - and most people don't see it coming.
INTRODUCTION: by Dr. Ronald Klatz MD, DO: We live in a miraculous time, due to the rapid growth of new technology. For those following the anti-aging lifestyle, life expectancy is ...More »
Licorice Compound Protects Skin from UV EffectsTopical application of licorice root extract may protect the skin from the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
The root extract of the plant Glycyrrhiza inflata (Chinese Licorice) is a source of Licochalcone A, a compound for which previous studies suggest antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. German researchers assessed ...More »
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Predictions in Technology and Health
Did you think in 1998 that 3 years later you would never take pictures on paper film again? What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years - and most people don't see it coming.Read the full article »
Fiber Intake Linked to Successful Aging
Eating the right amount of fiber helps to avoid disease and disability into old age.Read the full article »
The Brain-Gut Connection
Both a high-fat and a high-sugar diet can cause changes in gut bacteria that appear related to a significant loss of "cognitive flexibility".Read the full article »
New Health Benefit of Resveratrol Identified
Resveratrol supplemention found to counteract the negative impact of a high fat/high sugar diet.Read the full article »
How to Live to 100+
50-year long study of Swedish men reveals specific factors that associate with extended longevity.Read the full article »
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