Newsmax Health - Anti-Aging
Free Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Pandemic
Here are a few simple ways to practice self-care that will not cost a cent.
Israeli Company Says New Drug Prevents COVID-19 Lung Damage
An Israeli company has a new drug that can prevent lung damage in COVID-19 patients who are suffering both acute and life-threatening respiratory distress.
Expert Tips on How to Help Seniors During the Pandemic
Small, random acts of kindness can be huge to vulnerable senior citizens who are in quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Oregano Oil Boosts Immune System
People are turning to a powerful Mediterranean herb to protect themselves during the global pandemic. It's called oregano oil and has proven to boost the immune system by increasing the levels of interferon in the blood, as well as killing the flu virus.
Here's How Many Steps per Day You Need to Live Longer ...
For years, health experts have urged us to get off the couch and get moving. Now a new U.S. government study shows how much we stand to gain.
Why Early Treatment of Hearing Loss Is Crucial
Losing your hearing can be frustrating but it also can be serious, leading to cognitive decline. It's important to seek treatment whatever the cause because research shows that people who suffer from hearing loss are at great risk of developing dementia and mental impairment.
Strength Training Crucial for Healthy Aging
Experts say we lose muscle mass starting at the age of 30 at the rate of about 10% per decade until we reach the age of 50, at which point the rate accelerates to 15% per decade, according to research conducted in Germany.
Even Small Amount of Activity Keeps Aging Brains Younger
Take a walk, weed your garden, go for a swim or dance - it could keep your brain from shrinking as you age, a new study suggests.
New Studies: Choosing Plant Foods Over Meat Increases Longevity
If you want a longer, healthier life, try replacing that steak with beans, vegetables, or whole grains - but preferably not a fast-food veggie burger.
Natural Ways to Look Younger
The harsh winter weather often leaves skin looking dry, saggy, and dull. But experts say that with the proper skin routine and DIY fixes, we can look younger, longer without resorting to costly surgery.
Study: Playing Golf May Help You Live Longer
Grab your golf clubs. Spending a day on the green at least once a month may lower the risk of early death among older adults, a new study finds.
Coronavirus Appears to Be Sparing Children
More than SARS killed in 2003 in a fraction of the time, The coronavirus' death toll has surpassed 1,000 worldwide, but so far, it seems to be sparing children, according to CNBC.
Girls Start Puberty a Year Earlier Than in the 1970s
Girls are entering puberty about a year earlier than they did back in the 1970s, according to global data on breast development.
Life Expectancy in US Increases for First Time in 4 Years
Life expectancy in the United States is up for the first time in four years.The increase is small - just a month - but marks at least a temporary halt to a downward trend. The rise is due to lower death rates for cancer and drug overdoses.
Skim Milk Slows Aging Process
If you want to slow down the aging process, it might not hurt to replace whole milk with skim, new research suggests.
New Blood Test May Tell How Well You Are Aging
Imagine a blood test that could spot whether you are aging too quickly. New research suggests it's not the stuff of science fiction anymore.
5 Foods to Boost Brain Health and Longevity
With the rise of fad diets, so-called superfoods, and a growing range of dietary supplements on the market, it's hard to know what to eat to prevent dementia and increase our lifespan.
Sexual Dysfunction, Dryness Common in Years Before Menopause
Many women experience sexual health problems in the years leading up to menopause, and vaginal dryness is often responsible, a small study in Italy suggests. Researchers examined data on 518 women ages 40 to 55 to see how often they had vaginal dryness during gynecological...
5 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles
Although many people say that wrinkles come with the blessing of a long life, many of us prefer to keep "character lines" at bay. As we get older, we lose collagen and elastin, which gives our skin its firmness and elasticity.
12 Anti-Aging Tips That Really Work
As many of us stretch out our working years and delay retirement, there's one investment you should be considering - investing in your health.