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Key aspects of human cell aging reversed by new compounds: Breakthrough could be 'basis for a new generation of anti-degeneration drugs'

Breakthrough could be 'basis for a new generation of anti-degeneration drugs'<p>Key aspects of the aging of human cells can be reversed by new …

University of Exeter

9 Foods Most Likely to Cause Cancer

Have you heard that saying, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger?” Well, that doesn’t count when it comes to carcinogens.<p>Carcinogens are those …

Nutrition

Taking regular saunas seems to transform your health — more evidence that there could be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

It's good to get hot.<p>Taking a regular sauna is more than just a way to relax, according to a recent medical review of a number of studies published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. People who take saunas regularly have lower rates of cardiovascular disease and fewer problems with blood …

Wellness

8 Health Benefits of Fasting, Backed by Science

Despite its recent surge in popularity, fasting is a practice that dates back centuries and plays a central role in many cultures and …

Holistic Medicine

Exercise cuts risk of chronic disease in older adults

People who engaged in the highest levels of total physical activity were twice as lively to avoid stroke, heart disease, angina, cancer and diabetes, …

Chronic Disease

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The age you feel means more than your actual birthdate

Most people feel younger or older than they really are – and this 'subjective age' has a big effect on their physical and mental health.<p>Imagine, for a moment, that you had no birth certificate and your age was simply based on the way you feel inside. How old would you say you are?<p>Like your height …

Psychology

Senolytic drugs reverse damage caused by senescent cells in mice

Injecting senescent cells into young mice results in a loss of health and function but treating the mice with a combination of two existing drugs …

Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

A new study provides more good news for coffee lovers. Drinking coffee is associated with a lower risk of early death — virtually regardless of how …

Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality

Consciousness

Scientists Developing Drug Which Could 'Freeze' Cancer Cells, Stop Them from Spreading

Scientists have discovered compound that could freeze cancer cells in their tracks and stop them from spreading, potentially making them easier to …

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

World Trade Center

​​This Exact Workout Routine May Actually Reverse Aging

Add this in three times a week, and your cells will thank you<p>The best way to stay young really might be to keep moving. Research has shown physical activity can reduce inflammation in your body and improve heart health—both important for staying young beyond your years. But not all exercise is the …

50 Best Ever Foods for Men

Yes, we’re all human, but men and women carry different health risks—which means that eating whatever your partner is having won’t necessarily cut …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

New approach to immunotherapy leads to complete response in breast cancer patient unresponsive to other treatments

A novel approach to immunotherapy has led to the complete regression of breast cancer in a patient who was unresponsive to all other treatments.

Fasting boosts stem cells' regenerative capacity

As people age, their intestinal stem cells begin to lose their ability to regenerate. These stem cells are the source for all new intestinal cells, …

Strength Training Can Add Years to Your Life

A study found that adding weights to your workout routine lowers your risk of an early death by 23 percent<p>You know working out is good for your health. Fitting a long run into your daily routine not only improves your mood and boosts your energy, but lowers your risk of things like heart disease or …

These 5 Habits Will Add 12 Years to Your Life, According to Harvard Researchers

A new study found that people who live the longest follow these five simple rules.<p>Every day it seems like there’s new advice for living longer: drink red wine, add turmeric to that morning latte, or try these dozens of other things.<p>Now, researchers from Harvard University have nailed down the best …

Weight Loss

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take an antioxidant that specifically targets mitochondria see age-related changes in blood vessels reverse by the equivalent of 15 …

Research

Why Donating Blood Is Good For Your Health

It's time to roll up your sleeve and save a life — including yours.<p>Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, with a total of …

The first "cell-free" CRISPR tech is here to personalize cancer treatment

by Kristin Houser April 19, 2018 Enhanced Humans 47620<p>A single technology can help kill superbugs, slow cancer’s growth, and potentially help us end …

Genetics

A Daily Dose of This One Food Can Boost Your Brain, Science Says

You'll never guess what it is!<p>We’re calling it: Beets are one of the most underrated vegetables out there. While you may not find them on your …

Meat protein is unhealthy, but protein from nuts and seeds is heart smart: Study reports major comparison of animal, plant proteins

Study reports major comparison of animal, plant proteins<p>A study has found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart …

Sulfur amino acid restriction could amount to new dietary approach to health

The longevity and health improvements seen in animals on sulfur amino acid-restricted diets could translate to people, according to researchers who …

Sugary drinks are linked to a risk of dying early, according to a study of more than 17,000 people

Drinking a lot of sugary coffee, tea, soda, or juice could be increasing your risk of an early death.<p>That's the finding of a groundbreaking study of over 17,000 Americans above the age of 45. The researchers behind the yet-to-be-published study found that over the course of six years, people who …

Diabetes

Tribune News Service | Preview | New UCSD flu discovery could block illness entirely

BC-SCI-UNIVERSAL-FLU-DRUG:SD — lifestyle (400 words)<p>New UCSD flu discovery could block illness entirely<p>(PHOTO)<p>By Bradley J. Fikes<p>Scientists led by a …

Exercise drastically cuts odds of women developing dementia, study finds

<b>NEW YORK</b> -- A new study in the American Academy of Neurology finds women who are physically fit may be 90 percent less likely to develop dementia. …

20 Habits That Make You Age Faster

As someone who looks a lot younger than I am, I cannot wait until the day comes that I won’t have to flash my I.D. to get into a bar—but that doesn’t …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

High Blood Pressure