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Can we delay aging?

Just like machines and engines, our body ages because of the cumulative damages to our cells, tissues and organs (resulting from daily “wear and tear” and the self-abuse humans are well known for) that exceeds our body’s ability to repair them. These damages lead to obvious signs of aging: sags, bulges and wrinkles, gray hair, loss of muscle, bone and nerve integrity, impairment of hearing and vision, incompetence of various sphincters (bladder and anal, etc), lowered immunity and resistance, and increased susceptibility to diseases and infections. The arteries all over the body undergo severe arteriosclerosis (hardening) which leads to circulatory deficits in various organs (brain, heart, glands, legs, etc) causing stroke, heart attack, reduced libido and other hormonal deficits.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Woman, oldest living US citizen, dies at 114

In this April 16, 2008 photo, Mamie J. Rearden, poses with her daughters Martha O. Reardon, left, and Mary R. McCain in Edgefield, S.C. Mamie Readen, a 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Mamie Rearden of Edgefield, who held the title as the country's oldest person for about two weeks, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at a hospital in Augusta, Ga. AP/The Augusta Chronicle, Michael Holahan

A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Experts advise elderly to enjoy healthy aging


Oldies, rejoice! You have many more good years to come! But eat well, lay off the booze and throw away that stick.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Protect your DNA


IN THE new pre-emptive health book, Let’s Stop “Killing” Our Children, which was just released at amazon.com and bn.com, I pointed out that protecting the DNA of children, starting from the womb and in the crib would help them ward off common debilitating diseases, like high blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and even cancer, when they reach middle age and older.

Posted: October 17th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Gerontologist predicts docs may cure aging

LONDON—If Aubrey de Grey’s predictions are right, the first person who will live to see his or her 150th birthday has already been born. And the first person to live for 1,000 years could be less than 20 years younger. A biomedical gerontologist and chief scientist of a foundation dedicated to longevity research, De Grey […]

Posted: July 6th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »