Exercise is so enormously beneficial for mental function that even a short, light workout will immediately increase connectivity between brain regions responsible for memory. New research has found that people who engage in 10 minutes daily of yoga, Tai Chi or even simply walking are more likely to remember where they put their keys...
Telomeres. Few people know what they are, but they may be the secret to feeling eternally youthful.
While you can’t stop the relentless march of time, maintaining muscle strength may dramatically reduce the effects of aging on your body.
You’ve probably heard that stress can kill, and that is true. However, a recent study shines new light on the issue: It isn’t how often we encounter stress but how we deal with it that influences longevity, especially for women. The Key to a Long Life It all revolves around inflammation. When you are stressed, your...
Can two gardening sessions per week make a difference in your physical and psychological health? In a recent study, this activity produced smaller waistlines as well as improvements in endurance, hand dexterity, cognition and mood.
Just like people, dogs experience stress too. Here are five common signals your pup is feeling anxious and some ways you can help.
Resveratrol, the potent antioxidant substance found in red wine, has remarkable health benefits. So we’re pouring out 8 reasons why you should raise a glass and celebrate. Cheers!
While it’s true that people are living longer these days, it’s not a guarantee. Here are 5 surprising ways to increase your life expectancy.
Most people believe that cancer is hereditary… that if they have the “gene for it” there is nothing they can do to stop it.
When you go on a diet and lose a few pounds, it’s a great feeling. But if you’re like many people, that extra weight may creep back up faster than you would like. Now, researchers are gaining an understanding of why this happens. It turns out that repeated dieting may trick your body into...