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Rejuvenating “Old” Blood Reverses Aging

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Over a century ago, early doctors performed experiments joining two living organisms together surgically so they share the same blood supply. Yes, it sounds Frankenstein-esque, and these experiments did fall out of favor for a time, but have recently been revived for research into the [...]

Your Tongue Holds the Secret to a Longer Life

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Some people spend a small fortune in an attempt to look younger and live longer. They rub on expensive anti-aging creams, undergo painful Botox injections, or seek out cutting-edge stem cell replacement therapy -- all in the name of radiant, youthful health. While many of [...]

Shocking News: Lower BMI Can Signal Higher Risk of Death

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Body mass index (BMI) is praised by clinicians as the standard way to diagnose patients who are overweight or obese. If your BMI drifts into the “overweight” zone, your doctor is quick to give advice on lifestyle changes, such as eating less and exercising more, [...]

A Dose of Culture Helps You Live Longer

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

There's increasing interest in the health benefits of the arts, particularly in the United Kingdom where a doctor may hand you a prescription for a visit to a museum or art gallery instead of a drug. Social prescribing, as it’s called, is said to improve [...]

Epigenetic Fountain of Youth Set to Extend Life Span by up to 50 Years

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

The lab mouse's organs are failing. It lies hunched and motionless, just days from death. It has progeria, a disease of accelerated aging. But the rodent is in for a surprise. Researchers give it an age-reversal cocktail, and before long, the mouse is active, energetic [...]

What Your “Aging Pace” Says About Your Overall Health and Longevity

By |July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

A friend tells me that every few years she meets up with 50 or so of her school friends and swaps stories. Sadly, she notes, there are fewer folks to talk with at each reunion, but there’s something else she finds intriguing about these get-togethers. [...]

We’re Just Three Decades Away from Immortality, says Leading Scientist

By |June 25th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|

There's good news for anyone under the age of 40. You're not going to die... at least that’s what Dr. Ian Pearson believes. In fact, Dr. Pearson says that anyone who’s alive by the year 2050 will be able to “live forever,” thanks to new [...]

Is Your Life Expectancy Down to Your DNA?

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

I have quite a few relatives who made it into their late eighties or even their nineties. My brother and sister and I often say we hope we have their genes. But recent research suggests genes may not matter all that much. Consider British zoologist [...]

How Much You Eat Determines How Long You’ll Live

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

In all species, from fruit flies to mice to monkeys, a single strategy reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. It staves off age-related neurodegeneration. It consistently prolongs life. The secret: Eat less. By this point it’s close to being an established law [...]

Beware this Hidden Condition that Shortens Life Expectancy for Millions

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

You may be one of an estimated three million Americans who suffer from a hidden health condition that can cause digestive problems, allergies and a host of autoimmune issues. The latest research shows that this condition can not only cause illness, but also can shorten [...]

New Study Finds Women’s Blood Vessels Age More Quickly

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

For many women approaching middle age, their biggest health concern is wrinkles and weight gain. But according to the latest research, what they really should worry about is their heart health. Researchers from Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are pointing to first-of-its-kind research that suggests [...]

What Your Age Says About the Medical Treatment You’ll Receive

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Your doctor can start this medical approach early, even by the time you’ve turned 40. No, it's not a medical treatment -- it's an attitude. An attitude among physicians that pigeonholes patients based on doctors’ expectations of what happens to the body at a certain [...]

New Breakthrough Could Help You Stay Strong in Later Life

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

As early as your thirties, you start to lose muscle mass. This condition, called sarcopenia, causes the loss of up to five percent of muscle mass every decade thereafter. Exactly why muscle loss happens isn't known. But the results of a breakthrough study could help [...]

This Anti-Aging Vitamin Can Strengthen Your Muscles

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

When a 51-year-old Australian woman came into her doctor’s office for help managing her type-2 diabetes, one of her main complaints was muscle pain. Her legs would hurt after only walking one block. And on “bad days” she could hardly brush her hair. The pain [...]

How to Reverse Brain Aging Through Diet

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

Scientists have studied longevity in numerous animal species, from fruit flies to rodents to monkeys, and in almost every case they found that calorie restriction extends life span. But why? Ketone bodies offer at least part of the explanation. Ketone bodies are three natural compounds [...]

Can Eating Too Much Sugar Shorten Your Life?

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

By now most people know that a diet high in sugar doesn’t do your health any good. But the so-called “empty” calories of sugar aren’t really empty. They’re like little missiles that take aim at your organs. The problem with sugar, researchers have now found, [...]

How One Tiny Fish Can Help You Defy Aging

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

In the 1968 sci-fi movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey, the crew members are put in a state of suspended animation, lying inside a pod to preserve oxygen and life support supplies. But using suspended animation to defy aging is not just science fiction. Scientists now [...]

Is the “King of Carotenoids” the Secret to Youthful Skin?

By |April 9th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

You are religious about sunscreen application. You slather on night cream. And you eat all the right foods. But did you know that the secret to youthful skin might actually be a tough-to-pronounce antioxidant? Astaxanthin (pronounced asta-ZAN-thin) is the reason why both the skin of [...]

Golf? How One of America’s Favorite Hobbies Can Add Years to Your Life

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Mark Twain is said to have described golf as "a good walk spoiled." I don't expect the 25 million Americans who play the game would agree with him. The enjoyment that comes from teeing off with the driver, striding down the fairway, and focusing intently [...]

Staying in Rhythm Can Mean Longer Life

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Every cell in your body maintains a daily rhythm, called a “circadian” rhythm. You’ve probably heard the phrase. As you age, these rhythms can slowly slip out of sync, leading to a wide range of health problems that can harm your well-being and shorten your [...]

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