Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Glucosamine Increases Life Span 10 Percent by Mimicking Low-Carb Diet in...

Glucosamine has been freely available in drugstores for many decades. It is widely used to treat arthritis and to prevent joint degeneration. Moreover, glucosamine...

Men Twice as Likely to Die After Hip Fracture

Alarming new data published today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), shows that one-third of all hip fractures worldwide occur in men, with mortality...

Study Links Aging to Oxidative Damage in Mitochondria

As long as humans have been alive, they've been seeking ways to extend life just a little longer. So far no one has found...

Biologists Delay Aging, Increase Lifespan 30% in Animal Model, Suggest Role...

Biologists have identified a gene that can slow the aging process when activated remotely in key organ systems. The life scientists, working with fruit...

Fasting Induces Stem Cell Regeneration, Restores Immune System

In the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system, a study in the June 5 issue...

Extending “Healthspan” by Controlling Age-Related Inflammation

Inflammation is the common denominator of many chronic age-related diseases such as arthritis, gout, Alzheimer's, and diabetes. But according to a Yale School of...

Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Nutrition and Aging

By Ward Dean, MD Every cell in the human body is packed with tiny organelles called mitochondria (Fig. 1). Mitochondria are often referred to as...

The Link Between Circadian Rhythms and Aging

Gene Associated With Longevity Also Regulates the Body's Circadian Clock Human sleeping and waking patterns are largely governed by an internal circadian clock that corresponds...

Herbal Extract Boosts Fruit Fly Lifespan by Nearly 25 Percent

The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief was found to increase the lifespan of fruit fly populations by...

Healthy Living Into Old Age Can Add Up to Six Years...

Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can add five years to women's lives and six years to men's, finds a study from...

Midlife Fitness Staves Off Chronic Disease At End Of Life

Being physically fit during your 30s, 40s, and 50s not only helps extend lifespan, but it also increases the chances of aging healthily, free from chronic illness, investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center and The Cooper Institute have found.

Cutting Daily Sitting Time to Under Three Hours Might Extend Life...

Restricting the amount of time spent seated every day to less than 3 hours might boost the life expectancy of US adults by an extra 2 years, indicates an analysis of published research in the online journal BMJ Open.