Tag Archives: Research

Anti-aging research: ‘Prime time for an impact on the globe’

Research into longevity and healthy aging has progressed rapidly in recent years, but intense interest from the public, corporations, and the media has created an environment in which unfounded claims can be hard to separate from scientific facts. In February, a group of 16 researchers from Harvard, MIT, and other institutions around the U.S. and… Read More »

A nap is as good as a pill for lowering blood pressure, research suggests

An afternoon nap is just as effective as taking a pill to lower blood pressure, new research suggests. Scientists found those who enjoyed a midday snooze were more likely to experience a drop in blood pressure compared to adults who stayed awake. American Heart Association guidance states normal systolic blood pressure readings should be less… Read More »

Viewpoints: Time To Really Research Nutrition, The Top Cause Of Poor Health; HHS Has To Ensure African Americans Finally Get Help With Alzheimer’s

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: We Need Better Answers On Nutrition  Poor nutrition is a leading cause of poor health and spiraling health care spending. Research from the Tufts Friedman School suggests that poor eating causes nearly 1,000 deaths each day in the United States… Read More »