Senior Health Update & Blog

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Can herbs and spices lower blood pressure?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, both of which are leading causes of deathTrusted Source in the United States. Nutrition advice on how to lower blood pressure often includes using...

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How gut microbes contribute to good sleep

Intestinal health has a close connection with healthy brain function. New research from the University of Tsukuba in Japan suggests that gut bacteria may also influence normal sleep patterns by helping create important chemical messengers...

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Could telomere shortening protect against cancer?

Researchers at Rockefeller University studied the TIN2 protein associated with telomere length. They found that telomere shortening — a sign of cellular aging — might help protect against cancer. Written by Erika Watts on December...

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