Archive for April, 2012

Buckyballs

Researchers at the University of Paris and colleagues fed the molecule fullerene (C60 or “buckyballs”) dissolved in olive oil to rats and found it almost doubles their lifespan, with no chronic toxicity. The results suggest that the effect of C60, an antioxidant, on lifespan is mainly due to the attenuation of age-associated increases in oxidative stress, according to the researchers. Full story […]

Illiteracy leads to higher mortality risk??

Studies of late have been showing that people with poor literacy skills have a greater chance of dying over a five year period compared to others of the same age group. It seems that the possible correlation is that a lack of reading skills equates to less knowledge of chronic disease and illnesses.  Lack of […]

Water, too little too late!!

If you feel thirsty, its probably too late.  What I mean is, you have already taken your bodies fluid content below the optimal level and damage is being done. I know there is a lot said all the time about water intake.  How it is good for you, how it should be done every day […]

Lipo and other fat removal remedies

I have always been perplexed by things like liposuction being listed in life extension and anti aging forums.  I guess one could try to argue that being heavy will cause other problems in your body that lead to a shortened life but simply removing fat cells, in my opinion, is not going to help with […]