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Scientists Show it’s Possible to Reverse Brain Aging

Scientists have discovered a way to reverse the aging of brain cells in a lab and hope to build on that research.

Through a novel approach to looking at brain aging, researchers at the University of Cambridge were able to cause old brain cells in rats to rejuvenate and act like younger cells and also make young cells behave like old cells.

, August 26, 2019


Babies on Farms Build Better Immune Systems

Too clean might not be good when it comes to raising children.

Researchers found babies exposed to farm animals while growing up have a more diverse gut microbiome and robust immune system.

, July 29, 2019


Calorie Restriction Benefits the Heart

There is always room for improvement when it comes to heart health.

The results of a two-year study from Duke Health show even among those in a healthy weight range there is a benefit to reducing calories.

, July 15, 2019


Chronic Pain Linked to Gut Bacteria

Differences in gut bacteria were found in chronic pain sufferers leading researchers to wonder what role the gut microbiome plays in pain.

Research scientists found 19 different strains of bacteria in greater or lesser quantities in those suffering from the disease compared to the healthy control group.

, June 24, 2019


Eating Processed Food Leads to Weight Gain

The same people who gained weight with processed food lost weight with unprocessed food.

Researchers using a controlled study with 20 healthy participants were able to determine eating a diet of processed food led to increased calorie consumption and weight gain of a pound per week.

, June 17, 2019


Study Shows Up to 35 Percent of Female Athletes Have Low Iron

Female athletes may need to be concerned as much about pumping iron outside the gym as inside the gym.

Study results published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology showed up to 35 percent of female athletes have low iron levels compared to only five percent of the general female population in Australia. It could be worse in the U.S.

, June 10, 2019


Walnuts May Aid in Lowering Blood Pressure

Adding walnuts to your diet might be just what the doctor ordered to lower your blood pressure.

In a study conducted at Penn State University, researchers saw trial participants at risk for cardiovascular disease lower their central blood pressure by adding walnuts to their diet.

, June 03, 2019


Raspberries Beneficial for Pre-Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

Adding raspberries to your diet could help you control your blood sugar.

A new study conducted at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago found eating raspberries is beneficial in controlling blood glucose in those who are pre-diabetic or have issues with insulin resistance.

, May 13, 2019


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