Category: Live To 100

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Too Much Sitting Is Harmful To The Brain Despite Exercise

Too Much Sitting Is Harmful To The Brain Despite Exercise

According to a preliminary study by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on middle-aged and older adults, too much sitting may be harmful to the brain. The authors concluded that even high levels of physical activity did not make a difference. The study, now published in the journal PLOS ONE, contributes more evidence...

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Conventional, Old-Fashioned Practices That Are Actually Healthy

Conventional, Old-Fashioned Practices That Are Actually Healthy

The younger generations may raise their eyebrows with old-fashioned habits that the older generations practice, especially with a lot of new health trends popping up. It turns out, however, that some of these conventional practices indeed work, and are actually good for your health. It just proves that there’s a reason why these practices stood...

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98-Year-Old CEO’s Secret to Feeling Young Revealed

98-Year-Old CEO’s Secret to Feeling Young Revealed

Klaus Obermeyer, CEO and founder of the Sport Obermeyer outdoor clothing company, swims, bikes, lift weights, practices akido, and stretches as part of his daily morning routine. Obermeyer believes that being continuously active is the key to “staying alive.” He’s 98 years old and still loves skiing. What’s the secret to his enduring vitality? “If you are not...

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Music Therapy May Alleviate Anxiety and Depression in Dementia

Music Therapy May Alleviate Anxiety and Depression in Dementia

Researchers at the University of Utah Health found an area in the brain that can be stimulated by music to reduce anxiety and depression in dementia patients. Published in The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease, the study tested the impact of a personalized playlist on people with debilitating symptoms. The research has discovered improvements in patient...

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Want to live 10 years longer? These 5 habits could help

Want to live 10 years longer? These 5 habits could help

According to government statistics, the average 50-year-old American can expect to live another 30 to 33 years. But a new study claims that maintaining these five lifestyle habits could add about a decade to that: not smoking; eating healthy; exercising regularly; maintaining a normal weight, and drinking only in moderation. Senior researcher Dr. Frank Hu,...

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How Drastically Restricting Calories May Help You Live Longer

How Drastically Restricting Calories May Help You Live Longer

Previous studies have shown that abruptly reducing the amount of calorie intake can help fish, rats, and monkeys live longer. Now, researchers have also found a link between calorie-intake reduction and long life in humans. They discovered that when people strictly cut calories, they can slow their metabolism and potentially the aging process. A team...

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Intermittent Fasting May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

Intermittent Fasting May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

A study conducted by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that following a restricted diet from time to time can assist in cell renewal. According to the researchers, dietary restriction and intermittent fasting were found to promote healthy aging. They also say that similar results can be achieved through genetic manipulation. Harvard’s...

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Study Shows Meditation Helps Slow Down Mild Cognitive Impairment

Study Shows Meditation Helps Slow Down Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mental decline is creeping up on us as we get older but there are ways that people can do to reduce the rate it’s going. Age as when cognitive decline begins is changing due to several factors like the environment, and interventions. A study suggests that meditation, a practice where a person focuses the mind...

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Older Women are Getting Drunker Than Ever Before

Older Women are Getting Drunker Than Ever Before

A recent study by the national Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, shows that women over the age of 60 are drinking more than ever before. These women are binge drinking at an increased rate year after year. Researcher Rosalind Breslow of the NIAAA studied drinking patterns among 65,000 men and women 60 and older...

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This Web-based Tool Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

This Web-based Tool Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

Cancer patients rarely complain about the side effects of chemotherapy, which could help nurses and doctors adjust medication based on this feedback. A recent study found that patients who used a simple web-based system, accessible via tablet or smart phone, to report any side efffects from the chemotherapy, on average lived 5 months longer than...