Do antioxidants slow down the aging process

Do antioxidants slow down the aging process

We are often being told – especially by sellers of food supplements and skin cremes- that antioxidants slow down the aging process. Antioxidants would delay aging by mopping up reactive free radicals that otherwise damage our DNA. These dreadful free radicals...
Is Progeria a disease of Accelerated Aging?

Is Progeria a disease of Accelerated Aging?

Progeria is often called a disease of accelerated aging. Patients mostly die of a heart attack at age 13, looking frail and old with bald heads, a wrinkled skin, a beaked nose, tin lips and tired looking eyes. It’s a very rare disease, afflicting about 1 in 8 million...
B Vitamins and the Aging Brain

B Vitamins and the Aging Brain

The older we get, the more our brains are susceptible to brain shrinkage. This shrinkage is accompanied by a steady cognitive decline, meaning difficulty to concentrate, forgetfulness or difficulty in retrieving words. However, research has shown that this brain...