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Exercise and your heart

Too much prolonged high-intensity exercise risks heart health Two studies indicate that more exercise isn't always better for heart health.…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 May 18
Reply by Luara

Antidepressant fights Alzheimer's

An antidepressant, citalopram, reduces amyloid beta production and slows the growth of Alzheimer's-like plaques. Antidepressant may slow Al…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 14

Free Radicals - Opposite Findings

What doesn't kill you may make you live longer Callista Yee, Wen Yang, and Siegfried Hekimi at McGill University claim that free radicals a…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 8


Breakthroughs in anti-aging research are in the news. TM5441 and GDF11 show promise in early studies. Of course it's always, "in discussion…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 7

Phosphate bad for health

New cause of high blood pressure, heart disease discovered: Phosphate-rich foods Foods with a lot of phosphate, such as most processed food…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 May 6
Reply by Grinning Cat

Irisin, experimental protein for weight loss

UF researchers create protein with potential for weight loss, diabetes treatment A stable form of irisin protein has been created which mig…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 2

8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast food

8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast food Mechanically separated meat (MSM)... is commonly referred to as “pink slime.” Looking more like f…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

12 Apr 30
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Superbug bacteria widespread

WHO sounds alarm on widespread 'superbug' infections The World Health Organization warns that antibiotic resistant diseases are widespread,…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Apr 30

The Science of Metabolism

I have been working out with a trainer for about a month now. I understand that muscle weighs more than fat and that fat takes up more body…

Started by michelley

6 Apr 5
Reply by Sven Andersson

OK to eat salt

Levels of sodium intake recommended by CDC associated with harmful health outcomes This article doesn't address salt intake for people with…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Apr 3
Reply by Luara


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