Tag Archives: Aging
Muscle mass maintenance in the elderly has become the subject of a lot of discussion in the medical community, and that’s definitely good news. Unless dealing with pathologies like muscular dystrophy (a genetic disorder) or even amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—ALS—(now… Read More
The pursuit of new and improved anti-aging therapy has led researchers to discover exactly how a peptide leads to the destruction of cells that play a role in aging. This finding reversed fur loss in mice and reversed kidney damage… Read More
Eating food is a commonly enjoyed and necessary activity, but some of us do it in excess, leading to an increasing rate of obesity and poor health outcomes. Aging is another activity, albeit on a cellular level, that occurs in… Read More
Recent research from Concordia University has shown that aging may be delayed by altering genetic mechanisms. The pair of studies were conducted on yeast, as both human cells and yeast cells age because of the usual wear and tear. There… Read More
If you happen to glance at the mirror and see dull, aging skin, you may want to consider using essential oils to help repair the damage that you see. Even if you don’t see dull skin or wrinkles today, you… Read More
Our bone health changes as we are aging, and so do our muscles and joints. Understanding the effects of the aging process can encourage us to be gentler and kinder to our bodies to prevent problems in the future.
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Dementia is often mistaken for being a part of the normal aging process, but just because you are aging doesn’t mean you will develop dementia. The belief that dementia in old age is inevitable stems from the fact that many… Read More
New insight into age-related hearing loss has been uncovered. Age-related hearing loss is often believed to result from problems within the ear, but the new findings suggest the culprit is issues in the brain, instead.
The researchers found that the … Read More
We already know that heavy drinking can have harmful effects on the body, so it comes as no surprise that it can negatively impact an aging brain, too. The study found heavy drinking can take a toll on many brain… Read More
With the baby boomers’ generation aging, the cases of Alzheimer’s disease, which can cause memory loss, are growing in numbers. According to a report released by Alzheimer’s Association, over 28 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for nearly… Read More
Heart failure speeds up the aging and triggers the onset of early male menopause, known as andropausal syndrome (AS). AS is characterized by a reduction in anabolic hormones, including testosterone, in aging men. Decreasing hormone levels are what contributes to… Read More
Aging baby boomers need to be concerned about their heart health and heart disease risk. The likelihood of developing a cardiovascular condition increases with age, so it’s important that seniors take the necessary steps in order to reduce their risk.… Read More
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