Aging

Research shows NMN, a natural compound found in broccoli, cucumber and avocado reduces signs of aging in healthy mice

Much of human health hinges on how well the body manufactures and uses energy. For reasons that remain unclear, cells’ ability to produce energy declines with age, prompting scientists to suspect that the steady loss of efficiency in the body’s energy supply chain is a key driver of the aging process. Now, scientists at Washington …

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Sleep coach led cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia proven effective in elderly patient population

Insomnia is the most common sleep problem in adults — as many as 30 percent to 50 percent of people report having trouble sleeping. For older adults, insomnia can often be chronic and is linked to other serious health conditions. Older adults who have difficulty sleeping are also at higher risk for depression, falls, stroke, …

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AntiOxidant Glutathione levels found to decline with aging

The chemical structure of glutathione, an antioxidant that may help resist the toxins that are an underlying cause of aging.Credit: Oregon State University (Corvallis) Researchers at Oregon State University have found that a specific detoxification compound, glutathione, helps resist the toxic stresses of everyday life – but its levels decline with age and this sets the …

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Research finds link between Vitamin D and Aging and Longevity

Research at the Buck Institute shows that vitamin D works through genes known to influence longevity and impacts processes associated with many human age-related diseases. The study, published in Cell Reports, may explain why vitamin D deficiency has been linked to breast, colon and prostate cancer, as well as obesity, heart disease and depression. “Vitamin …

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