Green Tomatoes and Healthy Aging

According to an article published by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a compound called tomatidine found in green tomatoes may have anti-aging properties. The study was carried out on C.elegans roundworms, but the researchers also did preliminary human cell testing. These particular kind of roundworms are similar to many human aging molecular pathways. The…

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Stroke Survivors are often Left with Sleep Disorders

Stroke survivors are often left with serious sleep disorders like insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea that can interfere with their stroke rehabilitation. A study published May 30, 2018 in Scientific Reports found that insomnia which is the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep is often a long-term post-stroke disorder, especially in people who suffered…

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The Parkinson Pandemic and April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every April, the Parkinson’s Foundation seeks to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease (PD) during Parkinson’s Awareness Month. World Parkinson’s Day is observed on April 11, during which time Parkinson’s organizations seek to raise donations to fund the ongoing research to find a cure, prevention or better treatment strategies for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease.The Parkinson’s…

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