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Phobic anxiety associates with shorter telomeres – a marker of a cellular aging, in middle-aged and older women.
A study analyzing 75 years of statistical data suggests that death rates in the United States are dropping.
People who have access to medical care that is comprehensive, readily accessible, and patient-centered are at lower risks of death.
Italian researchers reveal that a molecule known as CREB1 is triggered by a low-calorie diet and promotes a healthy brain, in a lab animal model.
Men who are physically fit in their 40s, and maintain that fitness level for a decade, reduce their risk of all-cause death by 30%.
US Census Bureau Report finds that more Americans are living to 90 and beyond, and by 2050 their ranks could reach almost 9 million.
Completing 300 minutes of weekly exercise correlates to a 39% daily living mortality risk reduction for vigorus intensity aerobic activity and sports
Men who experience persistently moderate or high levels of stressful life events over a number of years have a 50% higher mortality rate.
Scientists warn that death rates linked to climate change will increase in several European countries over the next 60 years.
Not only do people who give, live longer – as well, the motivation for volunteering counts.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant compound found abundantly in green tea, helps to improve blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
More than half of all inhaled diesel soot particles remain in the body.
Exposure to traffic noise, independent of air pollution levels, may increase the risk of having a myocardial infarction (heart attack).
Making short journeys on foot rather than taking the car or motorbike saves lives by promoting physical activity.
Ursolic acid, a compound found in apple peel, helps to increase calories burned, in a lab animal model.
Young, healthy adults exposed to ozone for two hours experience adverse changes in markers of inflammation, thrombosis, and heart rate variability.
Long-term testosterone replacement therapy helped obese hypogonadal men lose an average of 36 pounds, and shed 3.5 inches from their waistline.
A lifestyle that features fresh foods and limited use of products likely to contain environmental chemicals has been shown to reduce exposure to endocrine-disru
Physical activity – either mild or intense and before or after menopause – may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits.
Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
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10. Diabetics At Increased Risk of Heart Disease
Diabetics with a particular form of a blood protein, called haptoglobin, have as much as a 500% increased risk of developing heart disease. In a study by Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), researchers found that Vitamin E supplements helped diabetic men and women who have the 2-2 form of haptoglobin to reduce their risk of heart attacks and dying from diabetes-related heart disease...