Newsmax Health - Anti-Aging
Study: Chili Peppers May Extend Your Life
The spice that adds punch to your favorite Kung Pao chicken, Tex-Mex chili, or Indian curry may also help save your life. Preliminary research shows that eating chili pepper may reduce your risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and other causes, building on past studies...
Foods That Help You Look and Feel Younger
While beauty may only be skin deep theoretically, certain foods can rejuvenate your skin and brain cells to help you look and feel younger from the inside out. Experts say that your skin, which is the largest organ of the body, is often the first mirror...
Harvard Study Reveals How to Live 10 Years Longer
Americans have a shorter life expectancy than almost all other high-income countries. But a study from Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which took 30 years to complete, reveals that five critical habits can increase your lifespan by a decade.
For Longer Life, Any Type of Exercise Is Good
Want to live longer? Take the stairs, stretch or toss a volleyball around, a new study suggests.
Poll: Ageism Is Rampant
A new poll finds that most older adults encounter at least one form of "everyday ageism" in their day-to-day lives and that more frequent encounters may affect their health and well-being.
Protein From Plants Can Increase Longevity
Swapping out tofu for your morning eggs or using beans instead of ground beef in your chili could help you live longer, a new study reports.
Common Asthma Drug Shows Promise for Treating Alzheimer's
A common asthma drug has shown to reduce a common characteristic of Alzheimer's patients, giving rise to hope it might have potential as a treatment for the disease. In a study conducted at Lancaster University in England, salbutamol was found to be effective at lessening...
Study: Too Little Sleep Can Shorten Life
Deep sleep is essential for good health, and too little of it may shorten your life, a new study suggests.
8 Foods That Help You Stay Young
While we can't turn back the hands of time, we can slow down the aging process with a nutritious diet and exercise. Here are some natural foods that may help.
Study: Volunteering Can Increase Longevity
If you're older and you want to prolong your life, try volunteering, new research suggests. "Humans are social creatures by nature. Perhaps this is why our minds and bodies are rewarded when we give to others," said lead investigator Eric Kim.
6 Foods Men Should Eat for a Longer, Healthier Life
It used to be a macho thing to brag you are a "meat and potatoes" man, but experts say that while these foods can be part of most diets, men should focus on eating less protein and more fruits and vegetables to live a long, healthy life.
Arthritis Drug Cuts Risk of Dying by Half
A new study reveals coronavirus patients who were severely ill with COVID-19 were 45% less likely to die after being given the drug tocilizumab, an interleukin-6 receptor inhibitor, that has used to treat arthritis.
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.
Trump Announces $81M for Oversight of Nursing Homes
To step up inspections of nursing homes to ensure they are providing the best means of dealing with coronavirus, President Donald Trump announced the provision of $81 million in funds.
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.