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Can You Catch the Flu Breathing Sick Air?

Can You Catch the Flu Breathing Sick Air?

Researchers studied 142 individuals who were confirmed to have influenza. They took samples from each participant during the first 3 days after their symptoms emerged. Aerosol samples from 23 people were collected during normal breathing, without coughing or sneezing....

The Science of Curing Aging.

The Science of Curing Aging.

Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist and pioneer in anti-aging research. He is the Chief Science Officer for the SENS Research Foundation. After decades speaking on the feasibility of extending human life span, the concept of age reversal is going...

The Diet that Reduces Brain Aging.

The Diet that Reduces Brain Aging.

The Mediterranean diet has been shown to promote health and longevity. Studies have shown its health benefits include protecting the colon, prostate, and brain. The effect on the brain was the most surprising. It is known that we lose brain cells with aging which can...

Help for Achy Joints from the Sea.

Help for Achy Joints from the Sea.

Chances are your grandmother knew that a teaspoon of cod liver oil a day could help her morning stiffness and keep her healthy. Cod liver oil and fish oil contain high levels of two types of omega-3 fatty acids: DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic...

Are You a Victim of Indoor Pollution?

Are You a Victim of Indoor Pollution?

When we think of air pollution, we usually refer to outdoor air quality. We know its healthier to avoid fumes from cars, planes, ships, etc. But what about the air we breathe indoors? These days Americans spend more time inside our homes, offices and public buildings...

Could a Fruit help your Balance?

Could a Fruit help your Balance?

There are many things that may affect your balance including dehydration, infections, high or low blood pressure, blood sugar, cardiac issues, and inner ear infections among other causes. With aging, balance and motor coordination can decline gradually over time....

The Health Benefits of Pomegranate.

The Health Benefits of Pomegranate.

Pomegranates are rich in antioxidant polyphenols that have powerful anti-inflammatory benefits through your body. The unique antioxidants in pomegranates are called punicalagins. These antioxidants have been shown to help protect the heart and the arteries. Like...

Can Probiotics Increase Lifespan?

Can Probiotics Increase Lifespan?

The human microbiome appears to have a great impact on aging. Our gastrointestinal tract is home to 100 trillion bacteria. Many are friendly but some are irritating and inflammatory. Large amounts of antigens pass through the gut each day, making the gut mucosa the...