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Reduce Your Biological Age

Ares you older biologically that chronologically? You can grow younger biologically Biological and chronological aging do not necessarily proceed at the same rate, especially during old age. Terms such as successful aging, positive aging, and frailty qualitatively attempt to capture biological aging. Frailty can quantitatively express the loss of function with age. Researchers at Tulane…
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Biological Age Vs. Chronological Age

Biological aging starts early in adulthood Reduced biological aging predicts major benefits Chronic disease exacts a huge toll on Americans and the US medical care system. The burden of chronic diseases rises exponentially with age. Thus, it makes sense for those of us in our younger years to take steps to reduce our risk of…
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Can Healthy Choices Offset Risk of Dementia?

Even if You Have a Gene Linked to Dementia Risk? Researchers have identified variations in genes that predispose people to developing dementia. However, healthy lifestyle choices can decrease your risk of dementia. Could better lifestyle choices reduce your risk of dementia even if you have a gene that predisposes you to dementia? Researchers in the…
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Social Isolation Limits Quality of Lifespan

Loneliness leads to bad outcomes High social isolation predicts earlier death Loneliness refers to perceived social isolation. Quality of Lifespan reflects the amount of time during our life when we function at a particular level. Evidence continues to accumulate that loneliness limits Quality of Lifespan by reducing both longevity and functionality. Loneliness researchers Louise Hawkley…
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