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Systematic review reaffirms the benefits of increased dietary consumption of fruits and vegetables to help reduce a person's risk of stroke.
“Exergames” – active video games – offer light-to-moderate intensity physical activity that best suit senior-aged men and women.
Rich in a variety of antioxidants, cocoa and green tea extracts help to reduce markers of oxidative stress and inflammation, in overweight men and women.
Mesenchymal stem cells prevent post-traumatic arthritis, in a lab animal model.
A program integrating balance activities into everyday routines boosts functional capacity and independent living.
Supplementation with resveratrol, a bioactive polyphenol found in grapes and red wine, improves glycemic control as well as glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels.
Men who complete weight training for at least 150 minutes per week are at 34% lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
What and when we eat can alter our body clocks – consequently impacting overall health, weight, and life expectancy.
Increased consumption of carotenoids improves lung capacity and extends the time it takes for an asthma attack to worsen.
increased dietary intake of magnesium may help to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Adult stem cells extracted from one's own fat tissue, then cultured into sheets, and rolled into tiny vessels performed as well as natural blood vessels.
Johns Hopkins researchers successfully use nanoscale artificial fiber scaffolds to help coax stem cells into developing into cartilage.
University of Nottingham (UK) researchers have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate tissue.
University of Minnesota Medical School (US) researchers have developed a new strategy to improve the development of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS).
Cardiac injections of hematopoietic stem cells help to relieve refractory chest pain experienced with chronic angina.
Case Western Reserve University (US) team explores mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) capacity to serve as a natural healer.
Singapore scientists discover how to control fate of stem cells without the risk of developing cancer cells.
Indiana University-Purdue University (US) team utilizes induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to correct genetic defect that causes gyrate atrophy.
Offering hope for those suffering from debilitating and deadly diseases, stem cell therapeutics holds a “future [that] indeed is promising.”
Australian researchers report that the 'turkey tail' mushroom is effective in suppressing prostate tumor development, in a lab animal model.
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37. Anti-Aging Aid: Aspirin
Aspirin can lower a person's risk of death from any cause, even in men and women who are so inactive that their inactivity increases their risk of death. A daily low dose of aspirin (81 mg) can cut the risk of death in people known or thought to have heart disease by as much as 30-40%, by preventing platelet aggregation.
A review of nearly 300 studies into the benefits of aspirin has confirmed that low-doses of the drug can dramatically reduce the risk of death from heart attack or stroke. People treated with aspirin or other anti-platelet drugs were 33% less likely to have a heart attack, 25% less likely to suffer a non-fatal stroke and nearly 17% less likely to die from cardiovascular-related causes...