Saturday, June 25, 2022

Calorie Restriction Trial Rejuvenates Thymus and Extends Human Health Span

Decades of research has shown that limits on calorie intake by flies, worms, and mice can enhance life span in laboratory conditions. But whether...

Salt in Fizzing Acetaminophen Tablets Linked to Increased Risk of Heart...

Doctors have warned that people should try to avoid taking dissolving, fizzy paracetamol (acetaminophen) that contains salt, following findings from a large study that...

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s May be Possible With a Simple Eye...

A simple eye test may make diagnosing the earliest stages of 'diseases of old age' possible when people are much younger, University of Otago...

Combination of Multiple Sleep Issues Increases Risk for Heart Disease

Individual aspects of sleep disruption can be harmful to heart health, but if you combine them, the risk of developing heart disease increases significantly,...

Low Pre-Infection Vitamin D Levels Associated With Significantly Higher Death Rates...

Vitamin D is most often recognized for its role in bone health, but low levels of the supplement have been associated with a range...

Your Gut Senses The Difference Between Real Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

Your taste buds may be fooled by artificial sweeteners, but specialized cells in your intestines quickly distinguish the difference between real sugar and a...

Goji Berries May Help Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Preserve Vision

Regularly eating a small serving of dried goji berries may help prevent or delay the development of age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, in healthy...

Magnesium Levels Vital for Strong Immune Response to Infections and Cancer

The level of magnesium in the blood is an important factor in the immune system's ability to tackle pathogens and cancer cells. Writing in...

Epstein-Barr Virus May be Leading Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

A new study provides compelling evidence of causality between Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis. It suggests that most MS cases could be prevented by...

School Closures Led to More Sleep and Improved Quality of Life...

The school closures in spring 2020 had a negative effect on the health and well-being of many young people. But homeschooling also had a...

Exercise Enhances Nerve Transmission and Improves Brain Chemistry to Protect Aging...

The brains of active older adults have higher levels of a class of proteins that have been shown to enhance the connections between neurons...

Common Compound in Consumer Products Harms Microbiome, Triggers Gut Inflammation

A new study conducted in mice demonstrates precisely how triclosan, an antimicrobial found in many household items, including some toothpastes, toys and thousands of...