An 81-year-old brain doctor’s 7 ‘hard rules’ for keeping your memory ‘sharp as a whip’

Like any other part of your body, your brain needs daily exercise. Neglecting your brain health can make you vulnerable to degenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. As a neuroscientist, I’ve spent decades guiding patients with memory problems through brain-enhancing habits and exercises — many of which I practice, too. Here … Read more

Research findings open the door to new strategies for promoting muscle function during aging

Proven to protect against a wide array of diseases, exercise may be the most powerful anti-aging intervention known to science. However, while physical activity can improve health during aging, its beneficial effects inevitably decline. The cellular mechanisms underlying the relationship among exercise, fitness and aging remain poorly understood. In a paper published in the Proceedings … Read more

Pack these snacks, says nutritionist

Travelers have a host of pathogens to dodge this winter, including the “tripledemic” of infections caused by Covid-19, flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). But there are steps people can take to reduce their chances of getting sick, say health specialists at Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic. The key is to develop “a resilient immune system … Read more

International Men’s Day 2022: Tips for men to reduce prostate cancer risk | Health

Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate gland which is found only in males start to grow out of control. Prostate gland is located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum and makes some of the fluid that is part of semen. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer … Read more

Colleagues can encourage employees’ healthy eating behavior

Scientists from Cologne and Utrecht have found that employees are more likely to eat fruit and vegetables as well as engage in physical activity when their colleagues encourage a healthy lifestyle. Also, employees’ healthy eating behavior is positively correlated with their colleagues’ fruit and vegetable consumption. However, if one colleague exercises a lot, this does … Read more

Genetic variant associated with slimness estimated to be present in almost 60% of the Europeans

How much does genes influence our body weight? For the general population this influence is around 20%, according to studies that in recent years have analyzed the complete genome of tens of thousands of people. In other words, “lifestyle, such as eating habits and exercise, have a great impact, but genetic factors also exert an … Read more

Information regarding the exercise period of warrants of series TO 1 in Genetic Analysis

Oslo, Norway, November 2, 2022 – On November 2, 2022the exercise period for the warrants of series TO 1 issued in connection with Genetic Analysis AS’s (“GA” or the “Company”) IPO in September/October 2021 will begin. The exercise period runs until November 16, 2022. Holders of series TO 1 warrants are entitled to subscribe for … Read more

What does ‘healthy’ mean when it comes to food?: Dr. Nina Radcliff

DR NINA RADCLIFF For The Press I agree with the powerful statement: “The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” A healthy diet is essential to our overall good health. Bottom line is, if we’re not consuming the right foods and drinks, … Read more

Researchers identify DNA regions associated with physical activity or leisure screen time

In a large international study, researchers at Uppsala University have identified DNA regions that are associated with physical activity or leisure screen time. The findings confirm that physical activity is beneficial for health and suggest that a more sedentary lifestyle can be explained by how muscles respond to exercise. It is well established that a … Read more

Lactate may have a previously unrecognized role in fighting cancer

A new study by UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center scientists suggests that lactate, a metabolic byproduct produced by cells during strenuous exercise, can rejuvenate immune cells that fight cancer. The finding, published in Nature Communications, could eventually be used to develop new strategies to augment the anti-tumor effect of cancer immunotherapies, the study authors said. … Read more