For decades, people have been unsuccessfully trying to defy the aging process. But researchers now believe that a small section of the brain may hold the key to everlasting youth. Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University discovered the main pathway of the aging process in mice, leading to hopeful advancements in uncovering the source of aging in humans as well.
The report, published in Nature, may lead to the development of new treatment options to …Read More
Feeling stressed? When left unmanaged, stress can lead to heart disease, insomnia, and premature aging. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States; nearly 70 million Americans currently suffer from hypertension, which is the leading risk for heart disease. Similarly, 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia, which can ultimately lead to a long list of health problems, including early signs of aging.
The modern age has brought …Read More
Many people have seen men wear skirts on Halloween, on television, or have attended a wedding in which the groom insisted on wearing a traditional kilt (sometimes, to the bride’s dismay). But, despite traditional North American notions about appropriate attire for men, new research reveals that men in skirts may actually be onto something—according to the Scottish Medical Journal, kilt wearing men may be more fertile and have better rates of healthy procreation.
Infertility – the inability to conceive …Read More
As allergy season descends upon us once again, at least 80 million Americans are currently muffling endless sneezing fits due to seasonal ragweed allergies. Currently, the most effective remedy for seasonal allergies is allergy shots; however, this remedy can be costly, risky, painful, time-consuming, and according to many allergy sufferers, just not worth the unpleasantness.
Prompted by a need for an alternative treatment, an international team of researchers gathered to finally free millions of watery-eyed allergy victims, testing out a …Read More
Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the prostate gland of the male reproductive system. This year alone, over two hundred thousand cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed by doctors in the United States. But, while most men are being encouraged to undergo a prostate cancer screening (PSA test), the medical committee of the American College of Physicians are warning men about the potentially harmful effects of prostate …Read More