Monthly Archives: June 2014

Anti-diabetic drug slows aging and lengthens lifespan

A study by Belgian researcher Wouter De Haes and his colleagues from the University of Leuven provides new evidence that metformin, the world’s most widely used anti-diabetic drug, slows aging and increases lifespan. The drug slows down the aging process by … Continue reading

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Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of premature death

A new study by the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at UC San Diego found that people who had less than 10 nanograms/milliliter of vitamin D in their blood were twice as likely to die over a nine-year period … Continue reading

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Vitamin E may hurt lungs depending on its form

A new study by the Northwestern University shows different health effects of vitamin E depending on its form. The form of Vitamin E called gamma-tocopherol in the ubiquitous soybean, corn and canola oils is associated with decreased lung function in … Continue reading

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