Tag Archives: Aging

The Triage Theory — Prolonging Healthy Aging by Optimizing Intake of Longevity Vitamins and Minerals

In this interview, Bruce Ames, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of California Berkeley, currently senior scientist at the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, discusses the importance of vitamins and minerals for longevity and explains his “triage theory” of nutrients. Ames was born two weeks after my dad, who passed… Read More »

Only Endurance Exercise May Slow Aging

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — Running, swimming, cycling and other types of endurance exercise can slow cellular aging, but strength training may not, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at how different types of exercise affected telomeres in 124 inactive, young, healthy adults. Telomeres are protective caps on the ends of chromosomes.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Do cancer treatments accelerate brain aging?

Cancer treatments can work, but the same factors that help them eradicate tumors may also accelerate aging processes in the body — especially the brain. New research explores. Breast cancer treatments leave their mark on the brain years after completion, a new study suggests. Previously on Medical News Today, we covered a study explaining that… Read More »