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Stubborn, Optimistic, Purposeful People Live Longer

13 Jan 2018 | 45,679 Views

How is it possible that researchers studying groups of people who’ve lived almost a century found that many of the much younger relatives of the almost-centenarians may have been in better physical shape, but the oldsters enjoyed better mental health? Is it all about attitude, or is there more than that?

Blueberries and Dark Chocolate Hold Powerful Properties

20 Nov 2017 | 39,563 Views

In the past it was explorers; now scientists are searching for the 'fountain of youth,' and it seems at least a few of them have been revealed. Recent studies on powerful blueberry and chocolate compounds show new potential in reversing aspects of the aging process in humans.

Yarrow Oil: Here's Why It Deserves a Place in Your First-Aid Kit

20 Jul 2017 | 65,245 Views

The healing properties of yarrow oil are certainly extraordinary, as it can be used to ease wounds, burns and rashes - but that's not all. As long as you know how to use it properly, you'll definitely get a lot more from this essential oil. Discover all the interesting uses of yarrow oil in this article.

How to Live To Be 100

10 Jun 2017 | 159,665 Views

Seems like they must know something the rest of us don't. What else could possibly explain why some live to 100 and others struggle at 60, or 50? Is it just luck of the draw? Turns out they do certain things to put the odds in their favor.

Cannabis May Help Rejuvenate the Aging Brain and Ward Off Dementia

25 May 2017 | 257,856 Views

Research shows it stops buildup of beta amyloid plaque in the brain - a hallmark of Alzheimer's. And that it promotes homeostasis and helps you respond to stress. All it takes is a small amount to restore a youthful brain. A late-breaking study confirmed it, many times over.

How to Boost Collagen for Better Skin

08 May 2017 | 168,769 Views

If there's any reminder that time marches on, it's the visible signs of aging, but collagen, an essential protein, is noticeably skin beneficial. Foods containing amino acids help boost collagen production, as do bone broth, berries, garlic and bovine collagen supplements.

Can Young Blood Help an Old Brain?

04 May 2017 | 33,344 Views

Intriguing scientific studies have suggested aging, including brain function, can be slowed or reversed when older animals receive blood from younger ones. New research suggests human blood plasma from umbilical cords may have a similar effect.

Falling Is Taking a Toll on Elderly Brains

06 Apr 2017 | 35,463 Views

Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury among older adults, and the rate of fall-induced brain injuries has increased significantly in recent years. Researchers cited an urgent need for increased fall-prevention efforts. Unbeknownst to many, falls are often preventable.

Attitude of Aging and Living Life Too Fast

16 Jun 2016 | 52,923 Views

The old adage that you're only as old as you feel is gaining scientific backing. Your mind affects your physical health, and maintaining a positive attitude about aging can help you live a longer, healthier and happier life.

This Is Why You Have Gray Hair

19 Mar 2016 | 802,207 Views

Gray hair is a rite of passage that happens to virtually everyone by the age of 50 (and usually starts much sooner). Despite its commonality, why hair grays has remained much of a mystery, until now.