For aging adults, viral cold or flu infections can cause catastrophic disability and lead to bacterial infections such as pneumonia. Flu and pneumonia kill 57’000 Americans each year. Cold and flu are often treated with medications designed to reduce only the symptoms of these respiratory infections These drugs can’t activate the body’s own immune response
Cosmetic procedures like topical fillers and laser resurfacing are established interventions for smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines. But they can also have side effects that include pigmentation changes, infections, red patches and bruising. Hyaluronic acid protects and regenerates the skin’s underlying architecture by increasing moisture, stimulating collagen and elastin synthesis, promoting tissue repair and
Nearly have of cancer death are caused by bad lifestyle choices. A study conducted by the american cancer society has found that 45% of cancer deaths and 42% of cancer cases in general can be attributed to modifiable risk factors – voluntary behavior such as smoking, excessive sun exposure, poor diet, and alcohol consumption. The
Nad + is the acronym for nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide. It is found virtually in all living cells. Nad+ is essential to sustaining life. As a co-factor in cell energy transfer, Nad+ plays a critical role in regulating aging process. A fascinating aspect of Nad+ is its dual role in protecting against factors that age us.
This is a breakthrough: many patients with breast or lung cancer can avoid chemotherapy and its serious side effects, according to studies that should change the way cancers are treated. The first good news is for women who have had breast cancer. Up to 70% of them can avoid chemotherapy, depending on the results of an existing
70% of the human immune system resides in the gut. Surprising isnt’ it? It’s called the microbiome. Your immune system relies on the healthy intestinal bacteria to protect the body from illness. Age, poor diet, medications, and stress can upset the delicate balance of good to bad bacteria. The microbiome comprises the trillions of microorganisms