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The Worst Drinking Habit Aging Your Brain Faster, New Study Finds — Eat This Not That – Eat This, Not That

There are plenty of reasons to avoid drinking too much wine or beer, especially since alcohol can be harmful to your health in various ways. However, you might now want to cut out alcohol completely—or as much as possible—as a recent study has found that even drinking a moderate amount may be aging your brain faster.

In the July 2022 study, published in PLOS Medicine, researchers collected data from 20,965 participants whose mean age was 55. While 2.7% o…….

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Eggs can survive decades without signs of aging. Now, scientists may know why – STAT

In a high-stakes evolutionary gambit, female mammals are born with a finite supply of immature eggs. Propagating future generations depends on this reserve of pre-egg cells, or “primordial oocytes,” staying alive and out of the way of harmful, mutation-causing molecules — sometimes for decades — so they can give rise to mature eggs capable of producing healthy offspring.

Such a feat should be impossible.

To stay alive, cells have to produce energy. But mitochondria, the …….

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The 5 Best Serums For Aging Skin That Will Bring The Glow Back, Expert Says — Eat This Not That – Eat This, Not That

You are what you eat, and your skin is a testament to that. (For instance, did you know that vitamins and minerals found in fruits and veggies are linked to fewer wrinkles and dry skin that’s caused by aging?) Needless to say, it’s so important to nourish your skin from the inside out and care for it properly so it has an all-around healthy glow. With so many skincare and beauty products on the market, it can be difficult to determine what’s necessary to add to you…….

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Researchers find two gene variants linked to accelerated aging in childhood cancer survivors – News-Medical.Net

Scientists from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified variants in two genes that are associated with accelerated aging in childhood cancer survivors. Their research looked at the difference between their biological age and chronological age. The study, published today in Genome Medicine, is the first to identify genetic risk factors for accelerated aging in pediatric cancer survivors.

Today a majority of children with cancer in the U.S. survive. However, …….

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Aging in place is the “holy grail” of AgeTech – Longevity.Technology

Keren Etkin, author of The AgeTech Revolution, talks aging in place and how it can benefit society at large.

As the world seeks to find answers to coping with our aging society, the market for innovative solutions to this challenge is growing rapidly – AgeTech is booming. But what are the barriers to AgeTech adoption and what benefits can it really deliver? Keren Etkin’s new book The AgeTech Revolution explores the changing face of aging in the 21st century, and how technology can…….

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Headlines – County Executive, Department of Aging and Disabilities Announce Family Caregiver Grants – Anne Arundel County

Grants will allow family caregivers to enroll loved ones in adult day center programs

 

Annapolis, MD (March 22, 2022) – County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Department of Aging and Disabilities announced a new grant program available for family caregivers. The program will allow family caregivers to enroll their loved ones in adult day center programs.

“These grants will give residents who act as family caregivers an opportunity. An …….

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Here’s How to Stop Aging Immediately, Say Experts — Eat This Not That – Eat This, Not That

There’s countless products on the market that advertise a “miracle cure” for turning back the clock, but do they really work? There’s nothing wrong with aging. It’s a part of life we can’t stop, but we can help slow down the process by adopting healthy and positive lifestyle choices. Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with experts who reveal their tricks for staying young. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’v…….

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Aging In Place Is All The Rage, But It Is Not Easy – Forbes

Nursing senior people

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It has become increasingly popular to promote home as a setting for both sophisticated medical treatment and long-term care, and often for good reason. But supporters of this trend need to recognize and reduce the burden it places on families who must take on ever-challenging clinical and organizational roles to make home care work.

Hospital at Home; SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility) at Home; and home-based long-t…….