For computer-savvy middle-aged and older adults, searching the Internet triggers key centers in the brain that control decision making and … continue reading
“These findings suggest a link between muscle strength, Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline in older persons,” the researchers stated. They posit that there is something going on in the body that causes both muscle weakness and loss of mental ability.
Patients who had suffered a heart attack were questioned about their food habits in the year prior to hospitalization and then were monitored for eight years. Data indicated an inverse correlation between the incidence of fatal heart attacks and the amount of chocolate eaten.
A worldwide project called Neuro-Nano is exploring the role of human-engineered nanoparticles found in sunscreen and as an additive in some … continue reading
In order to ascertain whether optimistic people have longer life spans than their pessimistic counterparts, a team of researchers from … continue reading
The Mediterranean diet consists of vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, whole grains, fish, moderate alcohol, a high ratio of monounsaturated fats to saturated fats (ample olive oil) and lean meat (chicken), with dairy and red meat used more as a side dish.
The University of Montpellier research team says the juice’s benefits come from its high levels of phenols, which are antioxidants. Antioxidants in various foods have been regularly cited as being beneficial to heart health.
The study sample may be small, but according to David McDaniel, M.D., director of the Institute of Anti-Aging Research in Virginia Beach, Virginia, its results are still impressive.
“Some of the greatest scientific achievements have come from those who step outside of the box, and I believe that is what this study does. The results tend to lean toward prayer helping people, but more study is needed.”
A growing number of maverick scientists, doctors, researchers, biogeneticists and nanotechnologists—many with impeccable academic credentials—insist that the war against aging can be won.
If the animals are cognitively challenged, the cells will linger. If not, they will fade away.
New research suggests that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may help to stave off the development of physical disabilities.
The findings suggest that motivation and drive to stay active are programmed in the brain.
Scientists are calling on the government to increase the recommended daily intake of vitamin D to 2,000 international units.
The cells that control a person’s appetite in the brain degenerate over time, it has been discovered.
According to the BBC, leading British expert on eating disorders John Morgan, M.D., says that one man in five is … continue reading
The study does not reveal how marijuana avoids causing cancer. Tashkin speculates that perhaps THC, a chemical in marijuana smoke, prompts aging cells to die before becoming cancerous. Tashkin and his colleagues presented the findings in San Francisco at a recent meeting of the American Thoracic Society.
The amount of DHEAS, or dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, that a man has in his blood is a “strong predictor” of how long he’ll live, a new report from a 27-year study conducted in Japan suggests.
Smokers are 41 percent more likely to suffer from depression than nonsmokers, according to a new study.
A vitamin made when sunlight hits the skin could help slow down the aging of cells and tissues, according to researchers. … continue reading