Tag Archives: Longevety

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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Antidepressant may slow Alzheimer’s disease

A widely used antidepressant can reduce production of the main ingredient in Alzheimer’s brain plaques, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania shows. The findings, in mice and people, are published … Continue reading

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Caloric restriction in humans leads to rejuvenation and life extension

Caloric restriction in humans leads to rejuvenation and life extension At least 18 people practicing calorie restriction with optimal nutrition have been studied by Dr Luigi Fontana at Washington University in St Louis. Medical records of the participants’ previous health … Continue reading

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Caloric restriction reduces age-related disease and mortality

Caloric restriction without malnutrition increases longevity and delays age-associated disorders in different species. The value of caloric restriction as a tool to understand human aging relies on translatability of its effects in primates. Results from a 25-year study of diet and … Continue reading

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Study confirms that obesity is the primary cause of colon cancer

According to a study by the National Institutes of Health obesity causes changes in the colon that may lead to colorectal cancer. The finding supports the recommendation that calorie control and frequent exercise are not only key to a healthy lifestyle, but a … Continue reading

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