The Mediterranean Diet Slow Aging

The Mediterranean Diet Slow Aging

The Mediterranean Diet Slow Aging New articles published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences found that a Mediterranean diet may slow aging. The 6 articles reported on elements of the diet including the positive relationship between the diet and physical and cognitive function, the value of taking a coenzyme Q10 supplement […]

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It It’s estimated more than 30% of American adults with diabetes don’t realize they are suffering from this potentially deadly disease. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show about 1 American in 7 suffered from diabetes between Ys 2013 and 2016, with the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes at […]

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key Our immune system is challenged as the years go by. Diversity among disease-fighting T- and B-cells declines; our innate immunity, meaning protection provided by our skin, sweat and tears, and a general inflammatory response changes and we develop inflammaging. Inflammaging is the accumulation of inflammatory mediators […]

Human Life Span Has No Limit

Human Life Span Has No Limit

Human Life Span Has No Limit The limits of human existence might not be as limited as thought. A person’s risk of death slows and even plateaus above 105 anni, a new study reports, challenging previous research saying there is a cutoff point past which the human life span cannot extend. Longevity pioneers that make […]

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension The interest and investment in anti-aging therapies is growing. The goal is not just to live longer, but to be as youthful and healthy as possible for a longer frame. Telomeres were discovered in the 1930’s. Every cell in the human body contains a nucleus, and inside […]

Making Friends for Life with Our ‘Furry’ Pets

Making Friends for Life with Our ‘Furry’ Pets

Making Friends for Life with Our ‘Furry’ Pets This week was the 35th annual National Pet Week, sponsored by the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to promote responsible pet ownership, recognize the importance of the human-animal bond and help pet parents understand the value of regular wellness exams. During National Pet Week […]

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China The New Year’s speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping  Sunday promises a Golden Age for China and shows a global vision to brush aside challenges hindering prosperity for humanity. Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said that President Xi once again made a historic speech, saying […]

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White “A sedentary lifestyle — too much time spent on couches or at desks and not enough movement — is the most common trigger for muscular atrophy. When we move our muscles as little as possible, with a sedentary lifestyle, we turn down our furnaces and literally cause our muscles to atrophy. When […]

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well A healthy diet may  very well translate into a healthier old age. The scientists followed close to 1,000 men and women in England, who were born in March 1946, throughout their adulthood. Those people who ate more fruits, vegetables and whole-grain cereals, and fewer highly processed foods throughout adulthood did […]

Strength Training is an Essential Fitness Component for Everyone

Strength Training is an Essential Fitness Component for Everyone

Strength Training is an Essential Fitness Component for Everyone Years ago, it was called weight lifting, and associated with body builders and muscle-bound athletes. Today, “strength training” is the popular term, and it’s regarded as an essential component of fitness for everyone. But there are lingering myths that stop many people over 50 from reaping […]

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology $FB, $GOOGL, $AAPL, $MSFT “The strongest force propelling human progress has been the swift advance and wide diffusion of technology.” — The Economist Some historical facts, as follows: In the year 1820, a person could expect to live less than 35 years, 94% of the global population lived in extreme poverty, […]

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet? A British biotech group has bought the genetic data of nearly 13,000 Italian residents of a Sardinian province where many people live to celebrate their 100th birthdays and beyond. Tiziana Life Sciences, a British company focused on cancer and diseases of the immune system, said […]