Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Alzheimer's and Exercise

Recent research in Japan reveals that exercise is more beneficial than diet in treating Alzheimer's Disease.  Exercise reduces the number of Amyloid plaques in the brain which contribute to the progression of the disease.  Exercise improved memory.    http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-06/asfb-eik061312.php

Friday, July 6, 2012

Radioactive Tuna Arrives in US

Bluefin tuna are carrying radioactivity leaked from Japan's recent Fukushima nuclear disaster.  Levels are 10 times normal.   http://worldhealth.net/news/radioactive-tuna-arrives-us-shores/

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Friday, June 8, 2012

Jogging Dramatically Increases Life Expectancy

A 27 year  study composed of 20,000 Danish people, ages 20-93, reveals regular jogging decreases  the risk of death by 44%.  Jogging increased life expectancy by 6.2 years in men and 5.6 years in women.  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-05/esoc-rjs050212.php

Monday, June 4, 2012

Gene Treatment for Longevity

New gene therapy associated with increasing the length of telomeres within the cell has increased life span in mice by 13-24%.   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22585399

Friday, May 25, 2012

Dairy Reduces Strokes

A recent study reveals that people who have 4 servings of low fat dairy are 12% less likely to have a stroke.  http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Prevention/32258

Monday, April 30, 2012

Standing reduces odds of Dying

Adults sitting 11 hours a day or more had a 40% increased risk of dying in 3 years.  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-03/si-suy032612.php