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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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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 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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Telomerase activation: A potential key modulator for human healthspan and longevity *

During the last 20 years, mounting evidences suggest that the progressive loss of telomeric repeats of chromosomes may function as an important timing mechanism during the aging process in various species. Numerous epidemiological studies show that shorter telomeres in humans … Continue reading

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A new study by the University of Southern California demonstrates that high-protein diet in middle age poses serious health risk

A new study that tracked a large sample of adults for nearly two decades shows that eating a diet rich in animal proteins during middle age increases the risk to die of cancer four times compared to persons on a … Continue reading

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