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I’m not a mouse, a monkey or a fly!

When I was young, we used to live in a large house that was on large plot of property filled with very old oak trees.  In these tree’s were a lot of squirrels and one summer a couple of them found a way into our house, through the rafters, and started to reek havoc. My […]

Battling Bad Science

This TED lecture I found to be excellent and thought I should share. I have nothing to do with TED, I have no relationship to the speaker, the event, or the location.  I just simply wish to share this link and the contents of the lecture for other like minded individuals who can appreciate the […]

Sexy Yogurt Life?

A mouse that eats yogurt daily, left, is slimmer and shinier than his brother. (Courtesy Susan Erdman) Maybe it won’t make you younger (or maybe it will) but what researchers have found is that, in mice, yogurt can make them slimmer, better hair, larger testicles and basically, all over, sexier. Eric Alm and Susan Erdman, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health and Beauty Expo

Keeping in mind that I am in Hong Kong so when I say tomorrow, that is Saturday for me but may be Friday for others.  Tomorrow, I will go to Guangzhou China to attend the 30th Biannual Guangzhou International Beauty Expo. “Beauty Expo, Hugo, have you lost your mind”?  You might say.  No, actually I […]