One of the reasons cardiology tends to advance so rapidly compared to other medical disciplines- with very noteworthy benefits
We have been preoccupied with anti-aging perhaps since the very dawn of self-awareness, and the implications of mortality it unveiled. We have, ever since, tethered our fears to faith and fantasy, tangled our aspirations up in fable -- about fountains of youth in particular.
To understand this research, it is first important to understand what causes aging. One of the most well-known causes is
Elaine Gavalas is founder of Galen Botanicals, co-founder of Simply Centered and an exercise physiologist, nutritionist, yoga
Geronimus said the findings of the new study, based on quantitative physiological research, "line up perfectly" with previous
"Forty-three, so young," I remarked to the seasoned ER nurse I was working with. She had vastly more experience than I. Her
"Having shortened telomeres is a strong predictor of developing chronic diseases earlier in life," study co-author Dr. Elissa
A person who is thriving in mind and body holds the key to most medical mysteries before they are solved.
The authors evidently began with the notion that racism makes people old and were determined to extract that conclusion from their results. That requires a certain flair for creative obfuscation.
The old model of the gene, which dates back to the discovery of DNA in 1953, says that our genes are fixed and unchanging.
"There need to be efforts to address policies that are discriminatory and also greater enforcement of existing protective
"Shorter telomeres are linked to higher risk of various age-related diseases and earlier death. Stressful life experiences
Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.
It really does sound like an infomercial, doesn't it? Emerging research suggests a relationship between the practice of meditation and genetic changes. Let's consider the evidence.
The following is an interview with Elissa Epel, a UCSF psychologist who has studied the health impacts of stress, from its effects on our DNA to its relationship to overeating, for two decades.
Why do we get older? It might seem like a silly question, but scientists have asked it in hopes that they might one day counteract