Health

New article outlines the characteristics of a 'longevity diet'

Examining a range of research from studies in laboratory animals to epidemiological research in human populations gives scientists a clearer picture of what kind of nutrition can offer the best chance for a longer, healthier ...

Neuroscience

Limiting energy in neurons exacerbates epilepsy

Epilepsy, one of the most common neurological disorders, is characterized by the spontaneous repetition of seizures caused by the hyperactivity of a group of neurons in the brain. Could we therefore reduce neuronal hyperactivity, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ketone bodies reduce markers of asthma in obese mice

More than half of people with asthma are obese. These individuals do not respond well to standard therapies, but new research out of the Vermont Lung Center holds promise for improving asthma treatments for this population. ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Study could clarify how microbes can exacerbate cognitive decline

Recent research has found that changes in the gut microbiota—the trillions of bacteria and other microbes that live in the intestines—can alter the brain and behavior. Now, a study led by scientists at UCLA could elucidate ...

page 1 from 9