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Dr. Shinn-Zong Lin

Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese martial art and sport, could be a choice of anti-aging exercise as it has been found beneficial in raising the numbers of a type of cell important to the body’s functions and structures.

 

To evaluate the potential life-lengthening effect of Tai Chi, researchers from Taiwan conducted a year-long study comparing the rejuvenating and anti-aging effects among three groups of Continue reading »

 

Lipoic acid, a powerful antioxidant essential for aerobic metabolism, has been found to be able to reset the “biological clock” in most life forms.

 

Linus Pauling Institute researchers discovered that lipoic acid Continue reading »

 

Duke Medicine researchers have discovered that mice consuming omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids.

 

This suggests that unhealthy dietary fats – not just obesity – may contribute to worsening osteoarthritis.

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Many people like to have their beloved pets indoors to keep them from predators, parasites and disease. But a new study by the University of Illinois finds that rabbits that remain indoors may suffer from vitamin D deficiency.

 

In rabbits kept as pets or used in laboratory studies, the deficiency could lead to dental problems, undermine their cardiovascular health, weaken their immune systems and skew scientific findings.

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by Dr. Michael Fuhrman

 

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector borne illness in the U.S.

 

Traditionally, Lyme disease is defined as a condition caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) and transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks.

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Dietary supplement use by U.S. adults is more prevalent than indicated by published data, according to a new article in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

 

The article is based on five consecutive years of online market research studies, conducted by Ipsos
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