Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

In studies involving men and women exposed to identical pain stimuli, women rated the pain higher on the pain scale. In addition to sex hormones, other factors affecting pain perception include emotions, attitude, age and a learned response from past experience It is no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past […]

Reversing Our ‘Biological Age’

Reversing Our ‘Biological Age’

California scientists may have found a way to reverse the human body’s biological age. The discovery was made during a small clinical study and the researchers said even they were surprised by the results. “I had expected to see slowing down of the clock, but not a reversal,” said yhr geneticist at the University of […]

Health Benefits of Avocados

Health Benefits of Avocados

 On Avocados and Eyesight Avocados are a good source of zeaxanthin and lutein, which help to protect against cataracts and age related macular degeneration. Out of the 20 most commonly consumed fruits, avocados are the highest source of lutein, a natural antioxidant which filters harmful blue light and helps in maintaining healthy eye cells. Avocados […]

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

FLASH: A recent study is the 1st to separately evaluate diet and exercise, and the effect they have on cognitive ability, finding those who improved their diet and continuously walked or cycled for 30 mins 3X a week reversed signs of brain aging. According to a survey by AARP, 93% of Americans believe maintaining brain health […]

It Is Never Too Late to Start a Business

It Is Never Too Late to Start a Business

Entrepreneurship may seem like a young person’s game, not True! When we are young, in the US we have the freedom to fail and more time to recover from unsuccessful ventures. But, as we grow older, many tend to become more risk averse. Now, though, there are several reasons people can/should consider starting a small […]

Drinking Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

Drinking Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

Researchers have found that a compound in grapes used to make Champagne can improve spatial memory. “The results were dramatic,” says a professor at the University of Reading in England and one of the investigators on the study’s research team. “The compounds were found to favorably alter a number of proteins linked to the effective storage […]

The Key to Long Life is Challenging Work

The Key to Long Life is Challenging Work

The Key to a long life is challenging work, according toNobel Prize winning physicist Arthur Ashkin, 96 anni. Dr. Ashkin says he heads down to the basement of his Rumson, NJ, home every chance he gets to continue the research he did at Bell Labs until his retirement in Y 1992. That work earned him half […]

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Men and Women all know that testosterone is related to strength and musculature. And that as we age, and testosterone levels drop, we become weaker, frailer, and our ability to build muscle tone wains. The Big Q: Is the same true when it comes to mental ability and fortitude, and could “senior moments” and other […]

The Secret to Looking Younger Revealed

The Secret to Looking Younger Revealed

Genetic signatures that may aid our understanding of why some people appear to be considerably younger or older than their chronological age have been discovered by scientists at the Salk Institute The genetic patterns were revealed by analyzing skin cells from people of various ages, after which researchers then applied the results to detect genetic signs […]

Dog Age Vs Human Age: 7 to 1 is a Myth

Dog Age Vs Human Age: 7 to 1 is a Myth

Pet parents, especially those with older dogs, often don’t realize (or perhaps just do not want to think about) how quickly furry family members age compared to us. Many are surprised to learn their “still acts like a puppy” pet is technically a senior or geriatric dog. There is a general guideline many veterinarians use […]

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 […]