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Social Stress Has Been Linked to Accelerated Immune Aging. Here's What You Need to Know

Social Stress Has Been Linked to Accelerated Immune Aging. Here’s What You Need to Know

As people age, their immune systems naturally begin to decline. This aging of the immune system, called immunosenescence, may be an important part of such age-related health problems as cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as older people’s less effective response to vaccines.   But not all immune systems age at the same rate. In …

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Sepsis still kills 1 in 5 people worldwide – two ICU physicians offer a new approach to stopping it

Sepsis still kills 1 in 5 people worldwide – two ICU physicians offer a new approach to stopping it

Can an otherwise healthy young woman die from what starts out as something akin to a common cold? The answer is, shockingly, yes, when certain telltale signs of a more serious problem go undetected. Though many people haven’t even heard of it, sepsis – the body’s extreme response to infection – is the leading killer …

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People With a High Omega-3 DHA Level in Their Blood Are at 49% Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s – Neuroscience News

Summary: People with higher levels of omega-3 DHA in their blood are 49% less likely to develop dementia than those with lower levels. Researchers say adding additional omega-3 DHA to the diet, especially in those with the Alzheimer’s associated Apoe4 gene, could slow the development and progress of dementia. Source: Wright On Marketing & Communications …

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Well, I See It Differently! Why People Don’t View the World the Same Way Others Do – Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have identified an area of the brain that appears to play a role in native realism and how we construct our own versions of reality. Source: UCLA Why are we so sure that the way we see people, situations and politics is accurate, and the way other people see them is foolishly wrong? …

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Salad Before Carbs? Here's The Science of 'Food Sequencing' And Your Health

Salad Before Carbs? Here’s The Science of ‘Food Sequencing’ And Your Health

Biochemist and author of the Glucose Revolution Jessie Inchauspé says tweaking your diet can change your life. Among her recommendations in the mainstream media and on Instagram, the founder of the “Glucose Goddess movement” says eating your food in a particular order is the key.   By eating salads first, before proteins, and finishing the …

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Beetroot juice may aid people with coronary heart disease – study

A daily glass of beetroot juice could reduce harmful inflammation in people with coronary heart disease, according to new research. Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease, the most common cause of heart attacks and the single biggest killer of both and men and women worldwide. People with the condition have …

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A Polyphenol-Rich Diet Prevents Inflammation in Older People – Neuroscience News

Summary: Polyphenols can reduce inflammation in older people by altering the intestinal microbiota and inducing the production of indole 3-propionic acid. Source: University of Barcelona Polyphenols in the foods that we eat can prevent inflammation in older people since they alter the intestinal microbiota and induce the production of the indole 3-propionic acid (IPA), a …

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Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in healthy young people

Doctors baffled by increase in Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). Image: Claire Smith/Unsplash DOCTORS in Australia are developing the country’s first SADS registry after recent incidents of healthy young people dying from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, or Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), is an “umbrella term to describe unexpected deaths in …

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6 People Who Should Never Eat Red Meat, According to Dietitians — Eat This Not That

6 People Who Should Never Eat Red Meat, According to Dietitians — Eat This Not That

By now, it’s probably no secret to you that red meat has a bad reputation for health. “Regular consumption of red meat has been linked to increased risk of developing high cholesterol and high blood pressure, both of which may lead to heart disease, and also increases risk of developing certain types of cancers,” says …

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What does the monkeypox outbreak mean for people living with HIV?

What does the monkeypox outbreak mean for people living with HIV?

The new monkeypox outbreak continues to spread in the UK and worldwide, mainly affecting men who have sex with men. Several of the men who developed monkeypox are living with HIV, but so far they do not appear to have worse outcomes. While anyone can contract the virus through close personal contact, experts and advocates …

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