How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Research in mice now shows that a specific cell death mechanism can lead to rheumatoid arthritis. Stopping this mechanism could help prevent this condition from developing, the authors argue. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune condition characterized mainly by pain and stiffness in the joints due to inflammation in the joint lining. Some of […]

Can social interaction predict cognitive decline?

Overall, the authors found no relationship between social interaction and cognitive decline. However, when they delved into the beta-amyloid data, a pattern formed. The researchers found that the influence of social activity was significant in individuals who had the highest levels of beta-amyloid in their brains. In this group, those with the lowest levels of […]

How Does Exercise Support Health Later in Life?

Insufficient physical activity causes around 3.2 million deaths worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). These declining levels of physical activity may be due, in part, to an increase in sedentary behavior, heavy traffic areas, pollution, and a lack of parks and facilities. For adults aged 65 and above, experts define physical […]

Do you have annuity with your immunity?

Take this Immunity Test to check you are doing everything you can to keep your immune system strong. Our immune system is the gate keeper, without it, the human body could not survive on earth, with its biological environment filled with foreign invaders, parasites, bacteria and multitudes of viruses. On any given day, our system […]

Why NAD+ Declines during Aging: It’s Destroyed

NAD+ is required not only for life but for a long life. Implicated is the decline of NAD+ during aging, and for combating age-related diseases. NAD+ (Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide) is a coenzyme existing in all cells but latest research is proving NAD+ declines during the aging process to nil in our very late years. Although […]