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.

Changes in our lifestyle can help to improve our physical performance. But what about lifestyle changes to influence our mental state and to prevent anxiety and depression?

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 […]

Have you ever thought why the same diseases are experienced more by women than by men? Why, for example, women are 4 times more likely to have migraines, twice as likely to experience depression and 2 times more likely to be diagnosed with autoimmune disorders that attack the brain, such as multiple sclerosis, in comparison […]