Sunday, January 19, 2020

Fighting Unfairness in Genetic Medicine

DNA-based medicine needs more diversity to avoid harmful bias. One big research project is fixing that When the...

Owning a dog can help you live longer, study suggests

Attention, dog owners: your furry friend could extend your life. A study published Tuesday by Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a peer-reviewed...

Increasing Your Healthspan | Steven Fowkes, Biohacker – Part 1 of 3

Today, we have Steve Fowkes, a friend from the Silicon Valley Health Institute and a longtime biohacker. This is part one of a series of three episodes with Steve. Organic chemist and nanotechnologist, Fowkes, is a self described “incurable optimist” and interested in helping find solutions to many of humanity’s grand challenges. Some of those solutions start with just optimizing the brain you have with some simple vitamins and nutrients.

Is longevity determined by genetics?

The duration of human life (longevity) is influenced by genetics, the environment, and lifestyle. Environmental improvements beginning in the 1900s extended the average life...

High blood pressure research: 2019 overview

In this special feature, we collate some of the most intriguing hypertension studies from 2019. We particularly focus on nutrition, risk factors,...

10 Simple Steps to Increase Your Life Expectancy

Life expectancy can be increased with simple steps and changes. This guide will help you find ways to increase your life expectancy, improve your...

7 Biohacks to Master Before Worrying About Other Biohacks

For 45 minutes each morning, the veteran hockey player Duncan Keith ritually goes upstairs to what he calls his “lab,” where he...

Meatless Meat: How Healthy Are Plant-based Meat Alternatives?

Plant-based diets have grown in popularity over recent years as rising awareness of the associated health benefits, climate change, environmental pollution, and...

AHA names top heart disease and stroke research advances of 2019

Researchers fight the war against heart disease and stroke in a series of battles on multiple fronts. The American...

Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk

A recent study investigates the relationship between cholesterol levels in young adulthood and cardiovascular risk in later life — with interesting recommendations...
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