Monday, July 25, 2011

Testosterone and Aging

Recent study shows testosterone treatment can reverse protein decline seen in aging people.  This can lead to restoration of muscle mass in in seniors.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Exercise & stroke prevention

"Silent strokes," (un-noticed) can often be prevented by engaging in moderate to severe exercise on a regular basis.  A study done at Columbia University with 1,238 participants showed that people who exercise are 40% less likely to have a silent stroke.  People who do have silent strokes are at increased risk of falls, memory problems, dementia and stroke.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Lifestyle and Anti-Aging

NIH funded study shows simple lifestyle changes can decrease bodily pain and depression, improve vitality, social functioning, mental health, improve overall life satisfaction as well as general health and physical abilities.  Full article: