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  • Green Tea May Make You Feel Full

    Research has suggested that drinking green tea, which is rich in antioxidant compounds called catechins, may help lower the risk of...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJune 22, 2011
  • True Fountain of Youth

    Remember studying Ponce de Leon’s search for the Fountain of Youth in the late 1400s and how it led him to...

    Becky HolmanApril 1, 2011
  • Aerobic Exercise Combats Insomnia

    Researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine studied 17 sedentary adults, all of whom suffered from chronic insomnia, to...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMarch 27, 2011
  • Vitamin E, Nuts and Antiaging

    Vitamin E, a natural antioxidant that helps protect against cell damage, has been found to provide therapeutic benefit in a variety...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJanuary 1, 2011
  • Live Longer Stronger

    According to Ellen J. Langer, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at Harvard University, your mind is the most powerful tool you...

    Becky HolmanDecember 30, 2010
  • Blueberries May Counteract Exercise Damage

    Skeletal-muscle damage can be caused by unaccustomed or excessive exercise, and researchers have observed muscle dysfunction occurring due to an increase...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDNovember 22, 2010
  • Drinking Soda May Accelerate Aging

    New research suggests that drinking sodas and eating processed foods, both of which contain high levels of phosphates, may accelerate the...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDNovember 12, 2010
  • Advanced Age and Contentment

    Several studies of aging and mental health show that happiness and emotional well-being improve over time. As adults age, they exhibit...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDSeptember 22, 2010
  • Skin: Acid Smoothie

    Two common complaints about aging are aching joints and wrinkled skin. There may be hope on both fronts with one natural...

    Barbara Outland BakerAugust 29, 2010
  • Mad Zs

    Have you ever heard the expression, don’t go to bed angry? That turns out to be true because it disrupts sleep...

    Becky HolmanAugust 14, 2010
  • Aging of Human Muscles

    Employing a fruit-fly model, the researchers discovered the organism’s longevity was affected by the types and amounts of amino acids taken...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJuly 27, 2010
  • Space Out, Sleep In

    If you have trouble sleeping at night, you may want to try meditating during the day. New research from Northwestern Memorial...

    Becky HolmanJuly 15, 2010
  • Web Surfing for Brain Power

    For computer-savvy middle-aged and older adults, searching the Internet triggers key centers in the brain that control decision making and complex...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMay 25, 2010
  • Strong Muscles, Sharp Mind

    “These findings suggest a link between muscle strength, Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline in older persons,” the researchers stated. They posit...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMay 10, 2010
  • Sunscreen, Alzheimer’s and Aspirin

    A worldwide project called Neuro-Nano is exploring the role of human-engineered nanoparticles found in sunscreen and as an additive in some diesel...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMarch 17, 2010