Monday, December 11, 2017

Old Human Cells Rejuvenated in Antiaging Breakthrough

A team led by Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive...

Diseases in Elderly Linked to Chronic Inflammation Triggered by Gut Bacteria

New research shows for the first time that gut bacteria from old mice trigger age-related chronic inflammation when transplanted into young mice. Called "inflammaging,"...

Protecting Your Brain From The Damaging Effects of Modern Stress and...

Our fast-paced, interconnected world is seemingly fueled by non-stop, 24-hour news cycles that are a significant source of stress and anxiety. And while a...

Global Study Finds Higher Saturated-Fat Intake Reduces Mortality

Results from a recently released, long awaited dietary study will put supporters of low-fat diets into a carbohydrate-fueled tailspin. According to the large cohort...

How Mitochondria Prevent Cell Death When Deprived of Nutrients

McGill University researchers have discovered a mechanism through which mitochondria, the energy factory of our body's cells, play a role in preventing cells from...

Selenium and CoQ10 Combo Cuts Heart Disease Death Rate in Half

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the developed world, killing more than 17 million per year, far more lives than cancer claims,...

Compound in Avocados, Leafy Greens, Shown to Slow Brain Aging

Spinach and kale are favorites of those looking to stay physically fit, but they also could keep consumers cognitively fit, according to a new...

Common Antioxidant Slows Skin Aging in Humans

New work from the University of Maryland suggests that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical can slow the aging of human skin. The researchers...

New Study Uncovers Genes Responsible for Male Pattern Baldness

A genomic study of baldness identified more than 200 genetic regions involved in this common but potentially embarrassing condition. These genetic variants could be...

How Eating Less Slows the Aging Process

There's a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Aging occurs deeper — at a cellular...

Loss of Cognitive Powers in Elderly Linked to Declining GABA Levels...

Diminishing levels of GABA, the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, may play a role in cognitive decline as we age, according to a...

New Study Uncovers Unexpected Antiaging Benefits of Vitamin D

It it appears that vitamin D has much wider effects than previously recognized, according to researchers at the Buck Institute in northern California. Working...