Older Women Still Need Bone Checks to Prevent Fractures

As women age and enter the elderly range, they become increasingly susceptible to bone loss. This osteoporosis leaves them with less bone density, which opens them up to a greater risk of suffering fractures. Doctors are recommending more intensive osteoporosis screening, especially as the United States population’s average lifespan continues to increase and more people […]

Anxiety Tied to Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

As women age, they start to become more at risk for fracturing a bone. Older women who experience symptoms of anxiety are even more at risk for not just fractures, but overall reduced skeletal health. New research looked at women past menopause. Women who reported low overall levels of anxiety had only a twenty percent […]

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What Exercises You Can Do in Your 20s and 30s to Slow Down Aging

Everyone knows that their bodies will age with time, and that, unfortunately, in many regards, they will lose their peak abilities after a certain age. However, that doesn’t mean that one needs to be complacent and just give in to the passage of time. More and more, we’re seeing older and older adults as living […]

Almost Any Amount of Exercise May Help Older Men Win Longevity Race

Exercise is vitally important for overall health. There is new research that examined the benefits of physical activity in men. A study was conducted in which men’s activity levels were assessed and then followed over a six year period. Researchers found that for every 30 additional sedentary minutes in a day, men were more likely […]

Ten Tips for Healthy Aging

Are you starting to feel your age?  There are some things you can do to help you age in the healthiest manner possible.  Here are 10 tips: Get regular exercise.  Pick something active that you enjoy doing and do it often.  Living an active lifestyle will help you maintain physical independence. Eat a healthy well […]

The Science of Cells that Never Get Old | Elizabeth Blackburn

Cellular biology focuses on the building blocks of larger organisms; cells and what comprises them. Most of us blunder through life never thinking of the literal little things, but they’re everywhere and are crucial to how everything works. Even pond scum. Cells start out singularly; just the one. But cells divide, harnessing the power of […]

How to Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old When You’re 70

Vascular structure damage is not necessarily inevitable. There are several key daily habits that western society can practice to have arteries of a young healthy twenty year old well into old age. Not smoking, eating healthy, staying active, and keeping blood pressure are just a few quick and easy things each of us can do […]

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Optimism May Reduce Risk of Dying Prematurely Among Women

The study found that women who were optimistic had a significantly reduced risk of dying from several major causes of death including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease, and infection over an eight-year period, compared with women who were less optimistic. The study analyzed data from 2004 2012 from 70,000 women enrolled in the Nurses […]

Psssst! Want to know a Secret to Longevity?

Want to live a long life?  What are the oldest people on the planet doing and how can we replicate that in our own lives?  Many of the people who live longest have a group of positive encouraging friends.  So, the company you keep is important, just like your mother told you.  You are more […]

Men’s Health: Men Want to Take More Control

It is usually a struggle to get a man to go to see a doctor. whether it be a routine check up, physical, or a procedure getting a man in there is hard. Now a days though men are being much more aware of their health and are going the extra mile to take much […]