Health & Wellness

Back Pain Relief? Yes, It’s Possible.

(As printed in the LA Times) For back pain sufferers, like me, the thought that anything might actually relieve chronic back pain seems about as believable as finding a unicorn giving CPR to a garden gnome on the sixth...

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Over 40 and Use a Computer Daily? Your Eyes Are At Risk.

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If you’re anything like me, 40 just seemed to show up one afternoon.  All the clichés about “aging gracefully” evacuated the premises as symptoms of my advanced chronology came rushing in to remind me (as if the...

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“Longevity Protein” Could Save Lives, Improve Health

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By Robb Taylor January 21, 2018 Researchers, led by a team at Yale University, have discovered a link between a naturally occurring protein and the potential for longer life. The protein Klotho, which was named after...

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Could Your Own Skin Cells Save Your Life?

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By Robb Taylor A quick primer on cell reprogramming: for decades, stem cells have been considered to be one of the most promising keys to preserving health and promoting human longevity. Scientists have researched the...

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Blood Pressure Medication Linked to Depression & Other Mood Disorders

If you’re taking blood pressure medication and feel depressed or anxious, a recent study published by the American Heart Association suggests that there could be a direct link between the two. Some common blood...

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3D Gel Stacks Can Grow Enough Stem Cells to Treat Brain Disease

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It could cure some conditions without consuming gigantic amounts of space. Programmed stem cells promise to tackle all kinds of illnesses, but there’s one catch: making them. It’s hard to cultivate large...

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Seniors Find Help for Frequent Bruising

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You’ve probably noticed that, as you age, your skin has suffered in a number of ways. One of the most obvious is more frequent bruising that takes longer to heal than when you were younger. It’s a painful,...

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Probiotic Breakthrough: Science Links Emotions to Gut Bacteria

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Have you ever had a “gut feeling” when you’re stressed, anxious or depressed? There’s good reason. New evidence and several studies, including a clinical study from Oxford University, seem to prove a direct link...

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AI Can Predict How Much Longer You Have Left to Live

Artificial intelligence is able to make a pretty accurate guess at how much longer you’ve got to live, as shown by a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. In the “the first study of its...

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The Blood Pressure Secret You’ve Never Heard Of

Most people feel like they have been given a life sentence once they’re diagnosed with high blood pressure. Doctors offer little hope other than telling you to change your diet and take blood pressure medication. For...

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