Thursday, February 2, 2023

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...

Study Reveals Why Aging Humans Experience Sleep Loss, Disruption

As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals...

Daily Ibuprofen Can Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease According to Neuroscientists

A Vancouver-based research team has successfully carried out studies that suggest that, if started early enough, a daily regimen of the non-prescription NSAID (nonsteroidal...

Probiotic and Triphala Combination Extends Fruitfly Lifespan by 60 Percent

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal...

Does Fungus Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

Traces of fungus have been discovered in the brains of Alzheimer's sufferers, raising the question: might the disease be caused by an infectious microbe?   There...

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...

Methylene Blue Reverses Human Cell Aging, Treats Progeria Symptoms in New...

University of Maryland (UMD) researchers report that methylene blue (MB), a common chemical with a 120-year-long history of diverse applications, can treat progeria, a rare genetic disease...

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,...

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,"...

Researchers Report “Fountain of Youth” Anti-Aging Supplement May Prevent and Reverse...

A dietary supplement containing a blend of thirty vitamins and minerals – all natural ingredients widely available in health food stores – has shown remarkable anti-aging...

Methylene Blue Boosts Brain’s Short Term Memory in Humans

Methylene blue has been shown to increase short-term memory and memory retrieval in humans in a new study. A single oral dose of methylene blue increased...

Yale Researchers Reverse Alzheimer’s with New STEP Drug in Animal Study

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a new drug compound that reverses the brain deficits of Alzheimer's disease in an animal model....