Standing on one leg indicates biological age

How long you can stand on one leg is an indication of your biological age It may sound odd, but researchers into healthy ageing confirm that how long you can stand on one leg is a valid indication of your biological age – as opposed to your chronological age (in years). This article was written … Read more

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer

And do it with food, not expensive pharma medicines Investors in biotech companies are putting billions into a new category of drugs that promise to extend the number of years you can stay healthy – and improve the quality of life in later years. Dr Richard Miller is a leading gerontologist at the University of … Read more

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines

What to do when your blood pressure simply won’t go down Researchers have identified a condition called Resistant Hypertension – high blood pressure that simply doesn’t respond to medical treatment – even when a combination of drugs is used. But a recent study from Johns Hopkins University in America shows that Resistant Hypertension can be … Read more

The secret of healthy longevity

Irina Papidakis is in her 60s, but she looks younger. She is likely to live in robust good health well into her late 80s or early 90s. So will most of the people in Ikaria, the Mediterranean island where she lives. Yuzo Nishimura is nearly 80. But he too looks less. He lives in an … Read more

CoQ10 definitive guide to the energy co-enzyme

DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO COQ10 AT A GLANCE ♦ CO-ENZYME Q10 can reduce high blood pressure ♦ COQ10 can improve survival after heart failure ♦ COENZYME Q10 can counteract free radical damage along with other anti-oxidants ♦ CO-Q10 supplementation can make up for declining amounts made in the body linked to ageing, thus improving mitochondrial efficiency … Read more