lroot on March 16th, 2018

Staying active helps keep the body young and healthy! And a lifetime of regular exercise can help defy the aging process! A study conducted by researchers at the University of Birmingham and King’s College London, found that older people who had exercised all of their lives had the immunity, muscle mass and cholesterol levels of […]

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lroot on March 12th, 2018

A new study has shown that it isn’t so much the type of diet, Low-Fat vs. Low Carb, but a more a matter of quality of the diet! A Stanford University study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has concluded that both diets can work equally well at shedding unwanted pounds as […]

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lroot on March 7th, 2018

Led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, a diverse team of neuroscientists and surgeons successfully grafted human neural progenitor cells into rhesus monkeys with spinal cord injuries. The grafts not only survived, but grew hundreds of thousands of human axons and synapses, resulting in improved forelimb function in the monkeys. […]

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lroot on March 1st, 2018

A Super-aging Study being led by neuroscientist Emily Rogalski at Chicago’s Northwestern University may give new insight into how some people in the 80’s and 90’s keep the same sharp memory as someone else several decades younger. The work is a turn on the disappointing hunt for new drugs to help or prevent a variety […]

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lroot on February 28th, 2018

Our microbiome is the personal complement of mostly friendly bacteria we carry around with us. Study after study has found that our microbiome affects nearly every aspect of our health; and its microbial composition, which varies from individual to individual, may hold the key to everything from weight gain to moods. Some microbiome researchers had […]

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A Study led by a team of researchers at Cedars-Sinai has completed a study that may revolutionize orthopedics. They have successfully repaired severe limb fractures in laboratory animals. They used an innovative technique that signaled bones to regrow its own tissue combining an engineering approach with a biological approach for advancing regenerative engineering. Six different […]

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lroot on February 22nd, 2018

With their large buck teeth and wrinkled, hairless bodies, naked mole rats won’t be winning any awards for cutest rodent. But their long life span of up to 30 years is the longest of any rodent and their remarkable resistance to age-related diseases, offer scientists key clues to the mysteries of aging and cancer. Mice […]

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lroot on February 21st, 2018

Most people suffer a decline in short term memory as they become older. It is common for instance for an elderly person to tell a friend or relative the same thing multiple times over a period of hours or days because they don’t remember they have already done so. Aging or impaired brains can once […]

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lroot on February 20th, 2018

A study conducted at the University of Illinois has revealed that monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) which are a class of nutrients found in nuts, avocados and olive oils are linked to general intelligence. Additionally they discovered that this relationship is driven by the correlation of MUFAs and the organization of the brain’s attention network. Researchers […]

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A recent study by a team at the Institute for Innate Immunity of the University of Bonn has discovered even more negative consequences as the result of a diet of fast food. Unhealthy food with a diet high in unhealthy fat and calories makes the body’s immune defenses aggressive even after switching to a healthy […]

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