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2012-10-09 22:23:05

Keeping the lungs healthy could be an important way to retain thinking functions that relate to problem-solving and processing speed in one´s later years, new research suggests. While these two types of “fluid” cognitive functions were influenced by reduced pulmonary function, a drop in lung health did not appear to impair memory or lead to any significant loss of stored knowledge, the study showed. Researchers used data from a Swedish study of aging that tracked...

As Aging Population Increases, Policy Changes Needed
2012-09-26 07:05:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the National Academies recently revealed that major policy changes are needed to deal with the aging population in the United States and the long-term impact that they will have on the economy. Researchers noted that the economic consequences of the growing aging population will affect younger generations as well as the various federal programs that provide aid to the elderly. They believe that the increasing...

2012-09-10 23:00:37

New formula includes 12 nutrients that have been shown to address age-related memory and cognitive decline. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Juvenon Inc. officials recently announced the launch of Youthful Memory, a new formula featuring fisetin -- a molecule that can help stimulate the growth of new brain cells and in turn enhance memory and cognitive function. “Fisetin is a molecule found in the common strawberry,” explains biochemist and Juvenon Research...

2012-09-02 23:01:45

Anti-aging website, AntiAgingProductsReviewed.com, is announcing new anti-aging reports so they can help women not only combat the signs of physical facial signs of aging but with other aging symptoms as well after a new report reveals the truth behind the popular longevity diet. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 After reports showed that the ℠longevity diet´ a popular diet plan that includes drastic, low-calorie diets, may not help people live longer and prevent premature...

Low-Calorie Diet Doesn't Extend Life In Monkeys
2012-08-30 10:42:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that, while calorie restriction has short-term health benefits for monkeys, it doesn´t necessarily increase their life span. According to the Wall Street Journal, in the past, calorie restriction was thought to increase longevity by 30 to 40 percent in experiments done with lab mice and rats. In 2009, the idea of caloric restriction became more popular when a study by the Wisconsin National...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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