Antioxidants and Free Radicals: How Enemies Have Become Friends
Antioxidant means anti-oxygen. Our life is full of paradoxes. We cannot live without oxygen. But it is the oxygen that launches the oxidation processes, destroying cells and finally aging and death. How did the standoff begin? People have early detected that air has a destructive effect. At first, no one related this phenomenon and the…
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How to Slow Aging?
Let’s check with science how to live not only a long, but also an active life. Today’s “old” people are getting older, according to the professor of Stanford University John Shoven. In his research, he analyzes the longevity revolution, which took place during the last one hundred years. Access to clean water, sanitation, electricity, vaccinations,…
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Italy. The Homeland of Supercentenarians
In 2005 Dan Buettner published his article “The secrets of longevity,” where he first mentioned “blue zones.” This name he gave to places on Earth where people live longer and reach their 90s more often. In the world, there are five blue zones: the Italian island Sardinia, the Japanese island Okinawa, Loma Linda city in…
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Find Out How Well You Know Your Body
How do you know that you have high blood pressure? Do you make an appointment with a doctor if your joints hurt? Which tests do you need to have regularly to keep healthy? Here is the test which will help you to find out how well you know your…
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Aging and Emotions: How to Cope with Inevitable Feelings
Just two hundred years ago, the world was pretty simple: people were born, grew up, created families, and grew older. Illnesses and external factors could intervene at any stage, so humanity wasn’t concerned with organizing a long and active life for aging. Today, medical advancements promise us long active years ahead, so it’s crucial to…
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Men’s Health: How to Live Longer and Happier
Every year different research demonstrates the same trend: no matter which continent, the economic development of the country of residence, cultural trends, and religious aspects, men consistently live less than women. Sadly, the experts are more convinced that the leading causes of lower life expectancy are carelessness about health, reluctance to do preventive examinations, and…
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