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Human-relevant levels of added sugar consumption increase female mortality and lower male fitness in mice

Human-relevant levels of added sugar consumption increase female mortality and lower male fitness in mice Consumption of added sugar has increased over recent decades and is correlated with numerous diseases.

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Insulin Resistance as a Predictor of Age-Related Diseases

Insulin Resistance as a Predictor of Age-Related Diseases Francesco S. Facchini, Nancy Hua, Fahim Abbasi and Gerald M. Reaven– Author Affiliations Departments of Medicine (F.S.F., N.H., F.A., G.M.R.),

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Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet

Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet. Gasior M, Rogawski MA, Hartman AL.SourceEpilepsy Research Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National

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Alcohol does not cause depression

The triangular association of ADH1B genetic polymorphism, alcohol consumption and the risk of depression in older men Alcohol use, particularly alcohol abuse and dependence, are associated with increased

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Happy guys finish last: the impact of emotion expressions on sexual attraction.

Happy guys finish last: the impact of emotion expressions on sexual attraction. This research examined the relative sexual attractiveness of individuals showing emotion expressions of happiness, pride,

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The promise of N-acetylcysteine in neuropsychiatry

The promise of N-acetylcysteine in neuropsychiatry Berk M, Malhi GS, Gray LJ, Dean OM.SourceSchool of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. mikebe@barwonhealth.org.au AbstractN-Acetylcysteine

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Dietary Interventions to Extend Life Span and Health Span Based on Calorie Restriction

Dietary Interventions to Extend Life Span and Health Span Based on Calorie Restriction The societal impact of obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders continues to rise despite increasing evidence

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Poorest Costa Ricans live longest

Poorest Costa Ricans live longest. Here are the key graphs: The researchers also saw hints that strong social and family ties could be an important factor in the Nicoyans’ long lives. Nicoyans are

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Friendship and Natural Selection

Friendship and Natural Selection Nicholas A. Christakis, James H. Fowler(Submitted on 23 Aug 2013)More than any other species, humans form social ties to individuals who are neither kin nor mates, and

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Increasing longevity through mitochondrial signaling

The NAD+/Sirtuin Pathway Modulates Longevity through Activation of Mitochondrial UPR and FOXO Signaling Authors Laurent Mouchiroud, Riekelt H. Houtkooper, Norman Moullan, Elena Katsyuba, Dongryeol Ryu,

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