Excess homocysteine poses a health risk to the cardio- and cerebrovascular system because it stimulates the development of atherosclerosis, increasing the likelihood of stroke and heart attack. If action is taken early, by changing dietary habits and through supplements, levels can be normalized. With a double advantage
There are several methods for measuring oxidative stress. Knowing one’s “level” of oxidative stress can be useful in a preventive and healthy aging perspective
The biological age of an organism is a significant indicator of health status and susceptibility to illness. Individual organs and tissues may undergo different aging processes, but the real challenge is to define a biological clock that applies to the whole organism, and that translates into parameters that are easy to monitor and act upon.
Measuring chronic latent inflammation is not as simple as measuring acute inflammation associated with infection or disease. There are different types of tests and markers, with different sensitivities. Here is a brief guide to get your bearings
Focusing only on treating chronic diseases when they occur is not a sustainable strategy. A change of perspective is needed: to invest, first, in healthy longevity. This is the philosophy of SoLongevity and other major players in Geroscience, who sign a manifesto of intent in Lancet Healthy Longevity
After menopause, women’s cardiovascular risk is quite comparable to that of men, yet it is underestimated even by health professionals
Once seen only as helpful and protective, we now know that inflammation can contribute to the development of numerous diseases
Measuring one’s state of health against an ideal aging process allows us to understand how well we are able to preserve our physical and mental performance and how exposed we are to future risks of chronic diseases
They can leverage public trust and have a large presence throughout the country for easy access and proximity. This is why pharmacies are entitled to become more and more a point of reference for health: the first destination for primary care promotion
When it comes to cardiovascular disease, the age of our immune system matters more than age. Today, the iAge “inflammatory clock” allows us to estimate it. How does it work?