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Exercise training enhanced SIRT1 longevity signaling replaces the IGF1 survival pathway to attenuate aging-induced rat heart apoptosis.

Cardiovascular disease is the second leading cause of death (9.1 %) in Taiwan. Heart function deteriorates with age at a rate of 1 % per year. As society ages, we must study the serious problem of cardiovascular disease. SIRT1 regulates important cellular processes, including anti-apoptosis, neuronal protection, cellular senescence, aging, and longevity. In our previous […]

Il tessuto adiposo è alleato del cancro.

I maschi ingrassano? Colpa degli ormoni femminili

Maschi panciuti, con un girovita da mappamondo e obesi. La colpa non sarebbe del troppo cibo, ma di quello che vi è contenuto: in questo caso,nientemeno che gli ormoni sessuali femminili. Dietro all’epidemia di obesità nel mondo occidentale vi sarebbe dunque un colpevole che si chiama “estrogeno”. Ecco quanto asserito dai ricercatori australiani dell’Università di […]

Noci e arachidi per una vita più lunga e più sana.

Gut Bacteria Promotes Weight Gain

The presence of a specific gut bacteria coupled with a high-fat diet may promote weight gain. Michael Blaut, PhD, head of the German Institute of Human Nutrition’s Department of Gastrointestinal Microbiology, and colleagues investigated the role of the human gut bacterium Clostridium ramosum in 3 groups of mice. The first group harbored a simplified human […]

I probiotici possono ridurre il grasso nel fegato

Sugar Triggers Memory Problems and Neuroinflammation

Results of a study conducted at the University of Southern California (USC) has shown that adolescent rats that freely consumed large quantities of liquid solutions containing sugar or high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in concentrations comparable to popular sugar-sweetened beverages experienced memory problems and brain inflammation, and became pre-diabetic. Scott Kanoski, an assistant professor at USC’s […]

Tutti i segreti del pomodoro

Ossitocina: l’ormone che combatte l’ansia

Impropriamente lo chiamano l’ormone dell’amore. In realtà potremmo definirlo della tranquillità. È l’ossitocina. E a quanto emerge da uno studio della Stanford University School of Medicine da poco pubblicato sulla rivista Molecular Psychiatry, le persone con bassi livelli di questo ormone sono più soggette a crisi d’ansia. Non solo, per la prima volta in assoluto […]

Il Regno Unito lancia una campagna anti-zucchero.

Mushroom Compound May Suppress Prostate Cancer

In the United States, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), with 1 man in 7 predicted to have the diagnosis during his lifetime. Previously, Patrick Ling, from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), and colleagues observed that polysaccharopeptide (PSP), a compound found in the turkey tail mushroom, prevented prostate cancer […]

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DHEA IS AN EFFECTIVE SUPPLEMENT FOR AGING ADULTS.

Dehydroepiandosterone (DHEA) is a hormone produced mainly in the adrenal glands. Many older adults take DHEA supplements to slow the aging process, maintain muscle mass and strength, and promote sexual performance. A review of literature by Polish researchers concluded that DHEA supplements provide many benefits during aging. Well-controlled studies found that DHEA strengthnes the immune […]

La dieta ricca di proteine funziona meglio per perdere peso