Tagged: aging

Antioxidants and free radicals

Antioxidants are part of the complex world of biochemistry. In cells, oxygen is constantly involved in chemical reactions in which electrons are shifted around. To generate energy, our cells remove electrons from sugars, fatty...

Osteoarthritis: causes and treatments

Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis—the medical term for a wide variety of disorders that involve inflammation of a joint. OA is a process that...

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Never stop playing

At age 74, Stephen Jepson is living proof of his philosophy of lifetime fitness called Never Leave the Playground. Become smarter & sharper now.   He rides a unicycle, juggles while balancing on a bongo board,...

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Can the MIND Diet prevent dementia?

Two recent
 studies have suggested that 
a pretty commonsense diet, appropriately called MIND
, can help prevent or delay age-related cognitive decline and 
reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Done by
 the same researchers...