science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

A recent research reviewed existing 41 observational studies with 792.500 participants to investigate a possible relation between BMI (body mass index) and different types of headaches. Researchers came to conclusion that participants with either underweight or overweight had an increased risk for migraine. This link between BMI and migraine was nonlinear. The risk was the […]

According to a recent study, stability in body mass index (BMI) over time is linked to a slower cognitive decline in older people.

Overweight is one of the widely recognized risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease. But lower BMI seems also to increase a risk of the disease. According to a recent study, a combination of higher genetic risk for Alzheimer’s and lower BMI, especially in older men, could increase a risk of Alzheimer’s and predict the disease progression.

If you have a normal weight (BMI: 18.5 to 24.9) in your 30s, don’t be afraid to gain a few extra pounds in your 50s. According to a recent study, it may help you live longer.

Do you feel yourself according to your calender age? If not, than maybe it’s your biological age. So far scientists have identified 5 measures to determine biological age, including the length of telomeres, changes to our DNA (epigenetics), gene levels, our proteins (proteomics) and substances produced during chemical processes in our body (metabolites). These 5 […]

According to a recent study, people who eat dried fruit are generally healthier than those who don’t.

No matter what diet you choose, you need to be aware not only of its benefits but also of its risks. A recent large UK study highlighted the risks for non-meat eaters other than possible B12 deficiency and an increased risk of anemia. Researchers analysed 18 years of data from 54.898 men and women and […]

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