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Outlive
Peter Attia, M.D., popular host of The Drive, has nearly a million followers across his social media platforms. In his first book, OUTLIVE The Science and Art of Longevity, he summarizes much of the evidence and wisdom that he has delivered to his audience over the years by providing a no-nonsense evidence-based tactical manual for...
Elderly sleep
Showing yet again that sleep is a serious matter, scientists have reported that short sleep duration, snoring, and long naps are linked to a significantly elevated risk of acute stroke [1]. Debilitating and deadly Stroke, an acute condition in which the blood supply to a part of the brain is interrupted, is one of the...
Outdoors
Regular exercise, getting enough sleep, and avoiding sedentary behavior are frequently reported as being important in determining how slowly we age. A team of researchers recently set out to determine the link between physical activity, sleeping, and sedentary behavior [1]. Check out Biostarks to learn more about their test kits. Finding out if sleep, exercise,...
Sleeping Mouse
Publishing in the journal Aging, a team of Russian researchers has shown what happens to the cognitive capabilities and brain structures of young and old sleep-deprived mice. Sleep-deprived mice act somewhat like sleep-deprived people This experiment used three groups of mice, each of which had two sub-groups of younger and older animals. One group did...
Elderly woman sleeping
Quality sleep is one of the foundations of health, and a new study suggests that poor sleep quality is a major risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Dementia is a rising global problem Worldwide, close to fifty million people currently live with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. According to the...