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Dietary supplementation of Vitamin D may help to lessen muscle fatigue and improve efficiency, among people with low blood levels of the vitamin.
Worse sleep quality may correlate to increased amyloid deposits in the brain, a marker of Alzheimer's Disease.
Women who take aspirin are at a reduced risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
The extract of the Rosemary spice may lower blood glucose and cholesterol levels, as well as assist in weight management, in a laboratory animal model.
Researchers are able to predict survival rates and life expectancy among patients with heart disease, based on the length of the end caps of their chromosomes.
Australian researchers reveal that by targeting a single anti-aging enzyme, there exists the potential to prevent age-related diseases and extend lifespans.
A diet rich in cocoa – containing abundant amounts of flavonol antioxidants, may help to regulate insulin levels, in diabetics.
Non-smokers who are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke are more likely to develop early signs of heart disease.
Dietary supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil may help to protect against skin cancer.
Excess dietary salt may drive the development of multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, and other autoimmune diseases.
National Sleep Foundation encourages routine exercise to achieve the best quality sleep.
Dysfunctional pathway may explain the relationship between brain deterioration, sleep disruption and memory loss as we age.
Yoga has positive effects on mild depression and sleep complaints, and improves symptoms associated with schizophrenia and ADHD.
Norway team reports on the costs of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea on long-term sick leave.
Fragmented or interrupted sleep may predict future placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility, among older women.
Difficulty falling or remaining asleep puts people at increased likelihood of developing high blood pressure.
Men and women with obstructive sleep apnea are at elevated risk for major depression.
Not getting enough sleep may lead to weight gain.
People sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day if they get at least 150 minutes of exercise a week.
Middle-aged and older women with sleep problems may be at greater risk for fibromyalgia.
Tip #141 - Men – Get Moving
Previous studies have suggested that physical activity decreases the risk of certain cancers. University of California, Los Angeles (USA) researchers have found that men who work in jobs that require a continuous level of high physical effort are at reduced risks of developing prostate cancer. The team compared the physical activity of 392 workers who developed prostate cancer with 1,805 men similarly employed and of similar age. Amongst a group of aerospace workers, 64% of whom were involved in work that required sustained and high levels of physical activity, the odds for prostate cancer were 45% lower, as compared to their less active counterparts.
Don’t underestimate the health benefits of physical activity, be it leisure-time exercise, competitive sports, or at-work exertion. Check with your anti-aging physician to make sure the level of your physical activity is appropriate for your medical needs.