People over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease and stroke, according to findings from a study of over 1.1 million elderly people published in the European Heart Journal.
A large number of food products frequently sold on the EU market contain too much sugar, salt, fat, and not enough fibre.
There are many indications that fasting promotes longevity. In recent years, much attention has been devoted to so-called caloric restriction mimetics (CMRs), substances that simulate the health-promoting effects of fasting without the need of life-style change. In a study published inEMBO Molecular Medicine, a research team led by Oliver Kepp and Guido Kroemer at the French Medical Research Council (INSERM) reports the identification of a novel candidate CRM. The substance may prove useful in the further research for the treatment of age-related diseases.
Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people’s risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
In a study of cancer‐free men followed for a median of seven years, statin use was associated with a lower risk of developing prostate cancer.
Statins have been reported to be beneficial for infections such as pneumonia and Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.