CANCER RISK FOR SENIORS CAN BE REDUCED

People 70 years of age and older is the segment of the population that has the highest risk for developing cancer.  While there is no wonder cure for cancer, the findings of a recent study bring hope for this age group.  By taking two specific supplements,...

COLLAGEN

In search of a magic bullet that would slow down the signs and effects of aging, collagen supplementation has in recent years been being promoted in a variety of products, from skin filler to muscle-building fiber to easing arthritis symptoms.   Endorsements...

MENOPAUSE

Mention the word “menopause” and the first thing that comes to mind is the dreaded hot flushes that women experience during midlife, along with mood swings and various bodily changes.  The word “hormones” is also bandied about at this stage in life.  But...

SENESCENT CELLS

It is not easy to admit that you are getting on in years and the dreaded three-letter word “old” is far worse to hear than some four-letter words!  Rather use the fancy description that you have “senescence” and that your condition is caused by zombie cells in...

EFFECTS OF AGING ON THE BODY

Aging, like death, is an unfortunate certainty! There are much more involved in aging than just grey hair or wrinkles.  Gerontologists (scientists who study aging) are of the opinion that aging and the rate of aging (individuals age at different rates) result...

ARTERIAL PLAQUE

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally.   The World Health Organization lists ischaemic heart disease as the number one cause of death in the world, followed by stroke in a distant second place.  Ischaemic heart disease, also...
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