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Prostaglandin E2 potentially increases susceptibility to influenza A infection in the elderly

November 30, 2022

A new study tested whether age-related elevation in Prostaglandin E2 is a driver that impairs host defense against influenza.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
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Lifestyle
Prevention

Future healthy longevity starts at conception

November 29, 2022

The habits we develop as children significantly impact lifespan and healthspan in adulthood. Dietary choices, exercise, or for example daily screen time can lead to lasting changes in the organism.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
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Body

Good oral health keeps the body stronger for longer

November 25, 2022

Current research on older adults suggests a possible link between oral and physical health, such as muscle strength, where poor oral health leads to adverse changes in musculoskeletal health.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
News
Lifestyle

Tai Chi Quan could improve several aspects of neurodegenerative disorders

November 23, 2022

Tai Chi has a lot of proven health benefits. Wang et al. analyzed 58 different studies to evalute what exactly is its effect on diseases, such as Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
Article
Longevity
Medicine

Nutrient sensing and its role in aging

November 23, 2022

Nutrient sensing is one of the hallmarks of aging. Four key nutrient sensing mechanisms are: insulin signaling, mTOR, AMPK, and sirtuins.

Olena Mokshyna, PhD.
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Aging

Essential amino acid L-threonine prolongs healthspan thanks to ferritin

November 22, 2022

A study evaluated whether the metabolites whose concentrations are increased during caloric restriction reduce the age-related decline.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
Article
Lifestyle
Longevity
Nutrition

The MIND Diet Promotes the Longevity of Cognitive Health

November 18, 2022

The MIND diet classifies 15 dietary components based on their effect on the brain, and recommends how many servings we should eat.

Jiří Kaloč
News
Disease
Medicine

Acute aortic dissection can be caused by DNA methylation

November 17, 2022

In a recent study, DNA methylation was proven to be a risk factor for the acute aortic dissection.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
News
Aging
Longevity

Exploring microbiome diversity as a contributor to frailty

November 15, 2022

To evaluate the effect of microbiota diversity on health, Rashidah et al. reviewed microbiota composition, intestinal permeability, and inflammatory biomarkers in older adults.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
Article
Body
Supplements

Alpha-ketoglutarate in human trials against diseases and aging

November 11, 2022

Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) is a versatile endogenous compound that serves multiple functions in the body. It supports longevity thanks to its beneficial effects on cardiac, bone and muscle health.

Olena Mokshyna, PhD.
News
Aging
Disease
Longevity

Small extracellular vesicles from stem cells improve healthspan and lifespan in old mice

November 10, 2022

A recent study suggests that small extracellular vesicles could prevent age-related conditions and promote tissue regeneration.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
Article
Body
Lifestyle

How Much Exercise and What Type Is Needed to Live Longer?

November 6, 2022

Well planned exercise routine leads to prolonged healthspan. Several studies examined what is the ideal amount of exercise per week, or how many steps we should walk every day.

Jiří Kaloč
News
Prevention

Sleep duration during midlife and old age influences the risk of chronic diseases

November 4, 2022

A study examined the link between sleep duration and multimorbidity, and assessed whether sleep duration at the age of 50 influences the natural course of chronic diseases.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
Article
Disease
Lifestyle

Hypertension: How does high blood pressure influence the healthspan and lifespan?

November 3, 2022

1.2 billion people are affected by hypertension. Luckily, research shows that people can influence their blood pressure through simple changes in their diet and lifestyle.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
News
Aging

Inflammaging: How aging modulates the immune system

November 1, 2022

A study evaluated what is the impact of inflammaging on the adaptive and innate immune system.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
Article
Diagnostics
Aging

Epigenetic clocks: monitoring aging through DNA methylation

October 31, 2022

Epigenetic clocks provide one of the most accurate and easy ways to assess the real age of a human body. They also demonstrate encouraging results in the area of anti-aging intervention assessment.

Olena Mokshyna, PhD.
News
Aging

Long-term effects of cannabis on aging and age-related issues

October 27, 2022

A unique study evaluated the impact of long-term cannabis use on biological aging and social, financial and health preparedness for old life.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
Article
Lifestyle

6 Ways to Help Your Clients Succeed with Their Longevity Diet

October 25, 2022

These are powerful tools that can significantly improve long-term adherence to a diet. What should you recommend to your clients?

Jiří Kaloč
News
Disease

Antidiabetic medication could prevent dementia

October 24, 2022

Research associates antidiabetic medication use with a lower risk of dementia in diabetic patients. A study compared three common medications: metformin, sulfonylurea, and thiazolidinedione.

Agnieszka Szmitkowska, Ph.D.
Article
Disease
Lifestyle
Prevention

Noise pollution shortens the healthy lifespan

October 22, 2022

Noise pollution triggers stress responses, accelerating the development of age-related diseases. It can lead to cardiovascular diseases, provoke annoyance, or cause endocrine disruptions.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
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Nutrition
Supplements

Omega-3 supplementation could improve cognitive function in midlife

October 20, 2022

Research on older adults has shown that higher Omega-3 intake resulted in larger total brain volumes, better cognitive function, lower risk of Alzheimer's disease, and other substantial benefits.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
Article
Medicine
Technology

Xenotransplantation: A potential solution to human organ shortages

October 18, 2022

Genetically eingineered pigs are a potential cost-effective solution to human organs shortages. However, scientists still tackle with immunological reaction of the body, and with ethical barriers.

Ehab Naim, MBA.
News
Disease
Medicine

Telomere attrition as a biomarker for atrial fibrillation

October 17, 2022

Zheng et al. analyzed 12 studies with more than 18,000 patients to determine whether there is a connection between leukocyte telomere length (LTL) and atrial fibrillation (AF).

Ehab Naim, MBA.
Article
Aging
Prevention

Proteostasis – a mechanism for healthy cells and long life

October 14, 2022

Influencing proteostasis pathways might slow age-related decline and prevent diseases, such as Alzheimer's, type 2 diabetes or cystic fibrosis. Proteostasis can be improved through lifestyle changes.

Olena Mokshyna, PhD.
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