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Exercise Best Tool Against Aging
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Exercise Best Tool Against Aging

More scientists are exploring cellular senescence – a state in which cells no longer divide. Senescent cells, which build up in older bodies, have a link to age-related conditions such as dementia and cardiovascular disease. Scientists are exploring drugs that target senescent cells. But the most promising tool against the negative effects of senescent cells, experts say, is exercise. “A very hot topic” Viviana Perez Montes of the National Institutes of Health described cellular senescence as “a very hot topic.” The Associated Press reports that about 11,500 projects involving cellular senescence have begun since 1985. The AP report was based on its study of an NIH research database. A large number of the projects began in recent years, the report said. Such research is built upon th...
Tea Drinkers Enjoy Possible Health Benefits, Study Suggests
Health

Tea Drinkers Enjoy Possible Health Benefits, Study Suggests

The world is full of tea drinkers. For many, they simply enjoy the taste. But new research suggests tea might help those who drink it live longer than those who do not. Tea is known to contain helpful substances known to reduce inflammation. Past studies in China and Japan, where green tea is popular, have suggested several health benefits. Now, scientists say black tea may show similar benefits. Scientists from the United States National Cancer Institute carried out the study. They examined years of data gathered about the tea drinking behavior of almost 500,000 adults in Britain for as many as 14 years. Black tea is the most common kind of tea in Britain. The researchers adjusted for risks that individual may have related to health, living conditions, diet and lifestyle choices, as...