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Daily Multivitamins Could Help Keep Seniors Mentally Sharp—and May Protect Against Dementia

A daily multivitamin helps keep people over the age of 65 mentally sharp, and may also protect against dementia. Researchers estimated supplementation for three years roughly translated to a 60% slowing of cognitive decline, equating to nearly two years of normal mental capacity. There are currently around 5.6 million people with Alzheimer’s and related dementia […]

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PFAS, synthetic turf and a new planetary boundary proposed and being exceeded

Very concerning. Increasing production and use of Forever chemicals, that is, the thousands of chemicals in the PFAS class: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. These are not natural chemicals, and they do not break down in the environment. The chemicals are…

Virtual Reality Glasses Displaying Exercise Give Similar Effects to Those Who Can’t Move

Previous research has described how virtual training produces acute cognitive and neural benefits. Building on those results, a new study suggests that a similar virtual training can also reduce psychosocial stress and anxiety. Physical exercise benefits our overall well-being. But for some—such as neurological patients, people suffering from cardiovascular disease, and hospitalized patients—physical exercise is not […]

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If You Can Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds in Middle Age Your Heath Risk Plummets

Middle-aged people unable to stand on one leg for 10 seconds are almost twice as likely to die within the next decade, according to new research. Scientists say the simple and safe balance test should become part of a routine health check for older adults. Unlike aerobic fitness, muscle strength and flexibility, balance tends to […]

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Coffee May Cut Risk of Acute Kidney Injury, Scientists Discover

If you need another reason to start the day drinking a cup of joe, a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has revealed that consuming at least one cup of coffee a day may reduce the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) when compared to those who do not drink coffee. The findings show that […]

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Shedding the Pounds Boosts a Man’s Fertility as Sperm Also Becomes Fitter, Says Study

Shedding the pounds boosts a man’s fertility as sperm also become fitter and are more likely to reach the egg, according to new research. Losing weight increases both he number and quality of sperm, researchers reveal. In the U.K, around one in ten men are infertile—defined as unsuccessfully attempting pregnancy for a year or longer. […]

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What Impact does Climate Change have on Our Health? – News-Medical.Net

Climate change is caused mainly by human activity subsequent to the Industrial Revolution, a major part due to fossil fuel use, and secondly due to changes in land use. The effects of changing global climatic conditions on human health are…

Resetting Clock on Aging Cells Safely Reversed Signs of Decline in Mice

Age may be just a number, but it’s a number that often carries unwanted side effects, from brittle bones and weaker muscles to increased risks of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Now, scientists at the Salk Institute have shown that they can reverse the aging process in middle-aged and elderly mice, leading to a variety of […]

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Higher Olive Oil Intake Associated With Much Lower Risk of Death From Various Diseases

Replacing margarine, butter, mayonnaise, and dairy fat with olive oil was associated with lower mortality risk from diseases, according to a large new study. Consuming more than 7 grams of olive oil daily (1 and 1/2 teaspoons) is associated with lower risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and neurodegenerative and respiratory diseases, according to […]

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