Thursday, October 19, 2017

Research Articles by Category

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...

Hip Fractures: Most of the Elderly Unlikely to Fully Recover

Fifty percent of older adults who experience a broken hip will never be as physically active and independent as they were before their fracture. And the odds for...

Menopause and Sleepless Nights Make Women Age Faster

Two new studies reveal that menopause and the insomnia is often causes can make women age faster. The dual findings, published in the July 25 issues of the Proceedings...

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...

Health of Older Women Enhanced by Eating Two Servings of Walnuts...

A new study reveals that eating just 1 to 2 servings of walnuts per week (1/4 cup per serving) could lower incidence of physical...