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Biology, Biomedical

Born by middle aged parents? You may have a chance to live longer.

Our cells are amazing machines, they can survive a lot of damage, fight infections and keep us alive for many years. But they are not perfect at it and in the process of defending ourselves they may cause some damage. This damage when accumulated may lead to age related diseases later in life. There are… Continue reading Born by middle aged parents? You may have a chance to live longer.

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Biomedical

Is calorie restriction the fountain of youth? (2018)

Calorie restriction can be described as any diet that restricts the intake of calories a person consumes. It doesn't have to be specific although the right way to do such diets involves a lot of planning. It has been proven for a long time through various experiments, that caloric restriction results in an increase in… Continue reading Is calorie restriction the fountain of youth? (2018)

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Biomedical

Inflamm-aging or Inflamm-inactivity?

Inflammation is a result of our body attempting to fix any damage that may have been caused by external or internal factors. Our bodies aren't perfect, but thankfully they do have mechanisms (like inflammation) to help fix any damage that may occur as a result of those “imperfections”. Inflammaging has been used to describe the… Continue reading Inflamm-aging or Inflamm-inactivity?

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Biomedical

Calorie restriction diets, the microbiome and ageing. How to live longer.

  Your body has a lot of microorganisms on and inside of it. Nothing to worry about, those microorganisms are essential, they help you digest food and they can even control your mood and appetite. This is called the microbiome. Scientists have been very interested latelly in the effects of the microbiome to our health.… Continue reading Calorie restriction diets, the microbiome and ageing. How to live longer.