Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Just How Much Can Exercise Help Healthy Aging?

Date:
November 27, 2013
Source:
Newsy / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
Regular exercise later in life can significantly boost your likelihood of aging healthily.


Related Videos

last updated on 2014-07-24 at 10:19 am EDT

Want to Look Younger? Factor in Sunscreen

Want to Look Younger? Factor in Sunscreen

AP (June 3, 2013) — A new skin study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine confirms what doctors have long preached. Daily, year-round sunscreen use can significantly slow the skin's aging process by as much as 24 percent.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Exercise Keeps Older Brains in Shape

Exercise Keeps Older Brains in Shape

Deutsche Welle (Aug. 4, 2013) — A healthy brain just keeps getting better with age. That is the surprising discovery of Ernst Poeppel, a brain researcher in Munich. Vocabulary, verbal memory and spacial and associative reasoning reach peak performance between the ages of 40 and 56. Ernst Poeppel says young and old brains show very little difference. So there's no reason they can't function optimally a whole life long - provided they're kept in shape like muscles. They can even grow new brain cells. The neuro-networks and transmitters, on the other hand, can get a bit rusty with age.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Giata De Laurentiis' Secrets for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Giata De Laurentiis' Secrets for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Celeb TV (Oct. 7, 2013) — They call her the goddess of healthy eating, and with one look at Giata De Laurentiis, we know why. The gorgeous TV chef knows how to make smart food delicious and vice versa. In the latest issue of Ladies' Home Journal, Giata shares some of her recipes for nutritious dishes that help keep her looking and feeling great. But staying on top of healthy eating during the holidays? That's another story. But Giata dishes on some of her secret tricks of the trade.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Beards Can Keep You Young and Healthy

Beards Can Keep You Young and Healthy

Buzz60 (Feb. 19, 2013) — George Clooney, Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman and other bearded celebs may be on to something. As John Basedow reports, an Australian study shows beards are more than just a fashion statement - they may be the fountain of youth and health. Facial follicles provide protection against the premature aging of sun damage as well as skin cancer. Beards also act as pollen traps that might help prevent asthma attacks.
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

    Health News

      Environment News

        Technology News



          Save/Print:
          Share:

          Free Subscriptions


          Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

          Get Social & Mobile


          Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

          Have Feedback?


          Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
          Mobile: iPhone Android Web
          Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
          Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
          Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins