Antioxidants in oxidative stress identified
The diseases that are associated with an excess of free radicals are all very serious but the prevention of these diseases is as easy as taking 5 to 8 different antioxidants
‘Caloric restriction prevents negative effects of ageing’
A new study provides the most detailed report to date of the cellular effects of a calorie-restricted diet in rats. While the benefits of caloric restriction have long been known
Surviving 26 And Above
They say once you hit 25 you’re practically 30. Well, it should be 26, actually. At 25 you still feel safe, you still feel young, not much pressure, hope still lingers, somewhat. At 26 you are closer to 30, and that’s it. At 26, it all dawns on you and you begin to indulge more…
Tackling Ageing Among Nigerians With Healthy Living: Skin Expert Recommends Lots Of Fruits, Vegetables Containing Anti-Oxidants And Water
Ageing is a fact of life, but looking old is not, says Howard Murad, a United States of American (USA) trained pharmacist and dermatologist.
How financial hardship accelerates ageing
Research shows that adults who spend as few as four years in economic hardship could be at risk of accelerated aging in comparison with adults who do not experience periods of poverty.
Humans could live forever as scientists reverse ageing process
*New drugs remove wrinkles, keep skin youthful, extend life expectancy by 30 years Research at the Mayo Clinic, a medical research centre based in Minnesota, United States (U.S.), have developed anti-ageing drugs called ‘senolytics’ which can wash away senescent cells – otherwise known as zombie cells as they no longer work to their full potential.…
New drug could be fountain of youth
A drug that helps the immune system clear away old cells could restore youthfulness, according to a new study. The research suggests it may be possible to reverse the ageing process and could potentially pave the way for anti-ageing treatments that actually work. Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel investigated the way…
How regular fibre intake delays brain ageing
Fibre is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation. Fibre can be found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans, pulses, and whole-grain foods. If all the studies that urge people to consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains…
Nutrition Facts That Slow Ageing
Ageing is inevitable and sometimes accompany illnesses but some lucky people take a nice long trip to old age and it seems they are stuck in time. Ageing gracefully depends on genes and lifestyle. Eating habits affect the ageing process, therefore, it is important to monitor the body as it advances in age. Some foods…
Hardship, divorce, bereavement age people's brains by four months
Divorce, bereavement and financial hardship age people's brains by around four months and shorten life, new researches suggest. A single 'fateful life event' (FLE), which may also include miscarriages, causes the regions of older men's brains linked to memory, attention and thought to become thinner, a study found. Study author Dr Sean Hatton, from the…
Secrets of ageing, longer lifespan revealed in breakthrough researches
People who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight they carry, research suggests.A major study of the genes that underpin longevity has also found that education leads to a longer life....