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MELATONIN, IMMUNE FUNCTION AND AGEING

Aging is associated with a decline in immune function (immunosenescence), a situation known to correlate with increased incidence of cancer, infectious and degenerative diseases. Innate, cellular and humoral immunity all exhibit increased deterioration with age.
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RESEARCHERS ANALYZE MOLECULAR PROCESS THAT INFLUENCE AGEING

Understanding the factors that control aging has been one of humanity's endless pursuits, from the mystical fountain of youth to practical healthful regimens to prolong life expectancy.
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READING FOOD LABELS

When in doubt, stick with this one rule: If it came from the earth or a farmer’s field and not a food chemist’s lab, then it is safe to eat.
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THE NATURAL SKINCARE

It turns out beauty is more than skin deep: The average person slathers, lathers, rubs and sprays, 10 different skin care products on his or her body every day--and since our skin acts more like a sponge than a barrier, we absorb the nearly 130 chemicals we regularly expose ourselves to.
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METABOLIC DAMAGE: How To Fix Your Broken Metabolism

Integrative medicine, while exploding in popularity, is still a specialty that is a little off the beaten path. Well, at least is an area where most doctors have almost no training at all.
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HOW TO STOP AGEING ? (By Walter Pierpaoli, m.D., ph.D.)

Note: Dr. Pierpaoli is one of the world's leading neuroendocrine researchers and it was his work that has made melatonin "common knowledge" throughout the world.
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THIS IS WHAT YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT HYALURONIC ACID

Don’t let the name fool you. Hyaluronic acid isn’t an acid in the way you may think. Unlike salicylic, glycolic, and lactic acids, hyaluronic acid doesn’t remove dead cells from your skin.
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THE ANTI-AGEING EFFECT OF HYDROGEN-RICH WATYER

Molecular hydrogen has been scientifically proven to have antioxidant properties that help to remove free radicals from your body that cause premature aging of your skin.
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AGEING IN DIFFERENT ETHNICITIES

The colour of your skin has a massive impact on how you age, so follow the skincare advice specifically for your ethnicity to ensure you keep that youthful glow.
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DOES DRINKING COFFEE LENGTEN YOIUR LIFE?

Regularly drinking coffee is associated with lower blood pressure, less weight gain with aging, and less chance of developing type 2 diabetes or dying from cardiovascular or neurological diseases.
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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RETIREMENT AND SUCCESSFUL AGEING

Many people assume that retirement and successful aging are somehow the same, or at least intertwined together. However, they are not synonymous and in fact, are two very different factors that don’t simply merge together as people make the transition from work-life to home-life.
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AGEING & EXERCISE

Aging and ultimate death seem characteristic of all living organisms. Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis progressively decrease the tissue oxygen supply, and in some organs such as the brain, cells that die are not replaced.
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