Many people suffer from bouts of depression throughout their lifetime. It can be brought on by a major life event, such as a death, divorce, sudden job loss or a health problem. When depression becomes chronic, it can be crippling.
While suicide prevention is a priority when it comes to mental health issues, research suggests another area of concern: Depression may accelerate the body’s natural aging.
In fact, recent findings from Harvard Medical School shed new light on the “drink milk” campaign, suggesting that drinking milk has nothing to do with bone health.
Calcium is the nutrient that plays the most crucial role in maintaining healthy bones. Without calcium, your body …Read more
Brooke Greenberg has become a sort of celebrity in the scientific community. Being a 20-year-old stuck in the body of a five-year-old, she may hold the key to certain anti-aging genes.
Brooke was born prematurely at a mere 4 pounds. Brooke’s parents believed that over time, Brooke would catch up to other kids her age, developmentally. When her sister was born, however, that optimism slowly began to fade. In a matter of years, Brooke’s younger sister had …Read more
There are many changes that our body goes through as we age. One of the most noticeable changes is memory loss. A question that both patients and scientists have been asking for years is whether memory loss is a natural, healthy part of aging, or if it is a result of disease.
A recent study conducted at Cornell University has developed a new method to determine whether memory loss is caused by a healthy aging process or a more detrimental …Read more