prevent

Taking This New Supplement Could Prevent Heart Disease — Best Life

Taking This New Supplement Could Prevent Heart Disease — Best Life

If you’re looking for a reason to stay active and eat a nutritious diet as you age, you don’t need to look far. Increased energy, reduced risk of chronic disease, and better mental health are just a few of many benefits to be had—but keeping your heart healthy may top the list. According to the …

Taking This New Supplement Could Prevent Heart Disease — Best Life Read More »

Alyssa Hui, SeniorsMatter

The best sleeping position to prevent Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s, according to new study 

On your back, face down, on the side—when you’re napping or going to bed for the night, what position do you tend to sleep in?  A pre-clinical study suggests how we sleep, especially if it’s in a lateral position (also known as side-sleeping), can help flush out waste in the brain as we sleep. This …

The best sleeping position to prevent Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s, according to new study  Read More »

These Dentist-Approved Mouthwashes Will Zap Bad Breath, Protect Gums, and Prevent Cavities

These Dentist-Approved Mouthwashes Will Zap Bad Breath, Protect Gums, and Prevent Cavities

Grace CaryGetty Images Choosing the best mouthwash can be likened to shopping for underwear: It’s a very personal journey that takes lots of trial and error. There are mouthwashes with and without fluoride, for bad breath, and for gum disease. Then there’s the taste and flavor factor. Your go-to will depend on what your mouth …

These Dentist-Approved Mouthwashes Will Zap Bad Breath, Protect Gums, and Prevent Cavities Read More »

How exercise may help prevent Alzheimer's

How exercise may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Your brain loves it when you exercise. Of course, you yourself may not love every sweaty minute of your kickboxing class or Saturday afternoon run—but your brain revels in it. That’s because exercise doesn’t just increase muscle tone. It doesn’t just goose energy levels and enhance mood, fighting depression and anxiety. It also heightens problem-solving …

How exercise may help prevent Alzheimer’s Read More »

No good evidence that vitamins prevent heart disease or cancer, panel says

No good evidence that vitamins prevent heart disease or cancer, panel says

Vitamins and supplements offer little to no benefit in preventing cancer or heart disease, a new review of 84 studies found. Based on that conclusion, an independent panel of experts at the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said on Tuesday that it had “insufficient evidence” to either recommend or discourage the use of multivitamins or …

No good evidence that vitamins prevent heart disease or cancer, panel says Read More »

We Know Blue Light Messes With Our Internal Clocks, But What Can It Do to Our Skin?

We Know Blue Light Messes With Our Internal Clocks, But What Can It Do to Our Skin?

Take a wander down the skincare aisle of any health and beauty retailer and you’ll be met with a bewildering array of creams and sprays, promising to protect you from various threats to your skin.   You might have noticed skincare companies claiming their products can protect you from the effects of blue light. If …

We Know Blue Light Messes With Our Internal Clocks, But What Can It Do to Our Skin? Read More »

Monkeypox

Monkeypox airborne: Can masks prevent the spread?

Face masks played a key role in preventing the spread of coronavirus. In many countries, wearing them was mandatory and is still common practice across the globe. Now, there is another virus making headlines: monkeypox. Monkeypox is a rare viral infection, usually only recorded in areas of western and central Africa. In recent weeks however …

Monkeypox airborne: Can masks prevent the spread? Read More »