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A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

Scientists have discovered a chemical “fingerprint” that reveals the secrets of longevity. This simple blood test provides basic information to newborn’s parents about potential diseases in the old age. Further studies could lead to drug development and prevention of various diseases that are more common in the elderly, such as problems with the heart or

The Health Benefits of Sunlight

The Health Benefits of Sunlight

Researchers have started recognizing the importance of sunlight for a healthy lifestyle, recent studies reveal that sunlight renders many health benefits. Apart from Sunlight maintaining temperature and humidity, sunlight plays a significant role in nourishing and energizing the human body. It is also vital in order to get the full nutritional value from food that

Chocolate ‘can help keep you slim’

Far from piling on the pounds, a chocolate habit can help keep you slim, new research suggests. Just in time for Easter, scientists have announced the discovery every chocolate lover has been waiting for. A study has found that, despite boosting calorie intake, regular chocolate consumption is related to lower body mass index (BMI). The

How to fight the fat after turning 40

Our metabolism slows as we get older – and for a lot of women 40 is the tipping point. So how can you prevent weight gain? We know that women’s bodies are complex biological systems but why is it that turning 40 seems to mean developing a permanent ring of fat on your waistline? Dr