Posts Tagged Aging

A nap a day keeps high blood pressure at bay…

Summary:. It seems that napping may do more than just reboot our energy level and improve our mood. New research has found that people who took advantage of a midday snooze were more likely to have a noticeable drop in blood pressure compared with those who didn’t nap… Read the article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190307081029.htm Advertisements

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What’s Age Got to Do with It?…

It’s often said:  It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel.  New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age… Read the article here @ enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56768-what-s-age-got-to-do-with-it

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Can Chocolate, Tea, Coffee and Zinc Help Make You More Healthy?…

Intro from enn.com: Ageing and a low life expectancy are caused, at least partly, by oxidative stress. A team of researchers led by Prof. Dr. Ivana Ivanović-Burmazović from the Chair of Bioinorganic Chemistry at FAU, together with researchers from the USA, have discovered that zinc can activate an organic molecule, helping to protect against oxidative stress. […]

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Researchers have discovered how to slow aging…

Summary:  Previous research showed it was possible to reduce the burden of damaged cells, termed senescent cells, and extend lifespan and improve health, even when treatment was initiated late in life. They now have shown that treatment of aged mice with the natural product Fisetin, found in many fruits and vegetables, also has significant positive […]

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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Help the Healthy…

Summary:  In a clinical trial to determine the effects of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia or physical disability… Read all about this trial at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180916152706.htm

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Eating in 10-hour window can override disease-causing genetic defects, nurture health…

Summary:   Scientists found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be protected against obesity and metabolic diseases by having their daily access to food restricted to a 10-hour window… Read all about this study by the Salk Institute here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180831130131.htm

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Air pollution reduces global life expectancy by more than one year…

Summary:  Air pollution shortens human lives by more than a year, according to a new study from a team of leading environmental engineers and public health researchers. Better air quality could lead to a significant extension of lifespans around the world… Read about this research here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180822112406.htm

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Key aspects of human cell aging reversed by new compounds…

Summary:  Key aspects of the aging of human cells can be reversed by new compounds. In a laboratory study of endothelial cells, researchers tested compounds designed to target mitochondria. The number of senescent cells (older cells that have deteriorated and stopped dividing) was reduced by up to 50 percent… Read the article here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180807095140.htm

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This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s (No Matter Your Age)…

This article from mind body green contains some good advice and information for everyone and anyone to read. Hope you enjoy it, check it out here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/alzheimers-prevention-101

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Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Give Your Brain a Boost…

Physical activity is good for both the body and mind. Indeed, doctors have long known that exercise improves thinking and slows the rate of cognitive decline, particularly among older adults. But what kind — and how much — exercise is needed to achieve a healthier brain? See full article here: https://www.livescience.com/62696-exercise-physical-activity-cognitive-skills.html

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13 Really Good Reasons To Start Meditating Every Day…

Intro from ‘mind body green’: Different forms of meditation have been used for thousands of years as a spiritual practice to create inner peace. But today, meditation is just as much scientific and secular as it is spiritual, with loads of exciting studies revealing exactly what meditation can do for our health and well-being… Read the […]

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A lifetime of regular exercise slows down aging, study finds…

Summary:  A group of older people who have exercised all of their lives, were compared to a group of similarly aged adults and younger adults who do not exercise regularly. The results showed that those who have exercised regularly have defied the aging process, having the immunity, muscle mass, and cholesterol levels of a young […]

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Could ‘Facial Yoga’ Really Make You Look Younger?…

Regularly practicing facial “yoga,” or exercises for your facial muscles, may actually make you look younger, early research suggests…  Read about it at livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/61323-facial-exercises-look-younger.html

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Humans at maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance, study suggests…

Summary:  Newly emerging trends in data suggests humans may have reached their maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance. These biological limitations may be affected by anthropogenic impacts on the environment – including climate change – which could have a deleterious effect on these limits. This review is the first of its kind spanning […]

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Mushrooms Are Full of Antioxidants That May Have Antiaging Potential…

Intro from enn.com: Mushrooms may contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health… Read the rest of the article here: http://www.enn.com/agriculture/article/53103

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10 Amazing Benefits of Beets for Health and Beauty…

Some amazing health info from Natural News: https://www.naturalnewsblogs.com/10-amazing-benefits-beets-health-beauty/

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There Are 5 Hormones That Affect How You Age. Here’s How To Eat To Support All Of Them…

News on health and aging from mind body green (mindbodygreen.com): https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/how-to-balance-your-hormones-as-you-age

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5 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Blame On Getting Older (Even If You Want To!)…

Intro: How many times have you chalked up weight gain, loss of libido, and memory lapses to getting older? If you’re like most people entering the second half of life—probably too often. But sometimes symptoms we dismiss as a fact of aging actually have different (and treatable!) causes… Read all about this here at mind body […]

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