Thursday, February 2, 2023

Telltale Visible Signs Of Aging May Predict Heart Disease

If you look old, your heart may feel old, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.In a new study, those who had three to four aging signs - receding hairline at the temples, baldness at the head's crown, earlobe crease, or yellow fatty deposits around the eyelid (xanthelasmata) -- had a 57 percent increased risk for heart attack and a 39 percent increased risk for heart disease .

Common Medications Shown to Impair Memory, Cognitive Performance in Elderly

Are you elderly and having memory or concentration problems? They might be caused by common medications used to treat insomnia, anxiety, itching or allergies,...

Herbal Treatments for Postmenopausal Symptoms Recommended by Journal

Herbal Treatments for Postmenopausal Symptoms May Be Recommended as an Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy Jan. 10, 2013 — Herbal and complementary medicines could be...

Weight Loss Improves Sexual Health Of Overweight Men With Diabetes, Study...

A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that in obese men with type 2 diabetes, weight loss improves erectile function, sexual desire and lowers urinary tract symptoms.

Bladder Condition May Worsen Insomnia Symptoms In Older Adults

A new study suggests that the bladder condition nocturia (the need to wake up throughout the night to urinate ) may worsen the already poor sleep of older adults with insomnia. "The results raise the clinical question of treating nocturia to help individuals with insomnia," said Jamie Zeitzer, PhD, the study's lead author. "That is, could much of the insomnia or poor sleep that occurs in older individuals be alleviated by treatment of nocturia? Of course, the opposite is quite possible – that proper treatment of insomnia might reduce the occurrence of nocturia as well."

Dementia Costs Top Those For Heart Disease Or Cancer, Study Finds

The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The greatest economic cost of dementia is associated with providing institutional and home-based long-term care rather than medical services, according to the findings published in the April 4 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Rejuvenating, Anti-Aging Benefits of Vital Cell Herbal Formula

Clinical Trial of Age-Related Health Problems in 150 Adults by Jim English Vital Cell® is an advanced herbal formula designed to counter a host of problems...

Anti-Aging and Anti-Viral Effects of “Herbal Youth” Compound

By Jim English In a study published in the Nov. 2008 Journal of Immunology, researchers shed light on the anti-viral and anti-aging benefits of Astragalus, a primary active...

Health Benefits of Reversing Age-Related Thickening of Blood

By John Steinke, L.Ac. Increased thickening of blood – or elevated blood viscosity – is a common age-related condition that contributes to a number of...

Research Supports Anti-Aging Benefits of “Elite Class” of Tonic Herbs

By Jim English  Tonic Herbalism is the practice of combining traditional ‘tonic herbs’ to achieve a synergistic effect that far greater than what can be obtained...

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Beneficial Effects on Energy, Atherosclerosis and Aging By Ward Dean, MD and Jim English Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are a unique form of dietary fat that...

Aspirin May Fight Cancer by Slowing DNA Damage

Aspirin is known to lower risk for some cancers, and a new study led by a UC San Francisco scientist points to a possible...