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Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


A Guide to Enjoying Thanksgiving Without Getting Uncomfortably Stuffed!

Stuffing is only good for turkey. We’ve all had that sick, distended tummy…


Anatomical structure of biological cell.

What You Should Know about Oxidative Damage and Stress

The last two posts I wrote had a unifying theme: oxidative damage. The first…


Haunted by Sugar? How to Beat Insulin Resistance

The Halloween sugar high can be scary. Sometimes we find ourselves eating as…


brain and DNA strands.

Can your genes determine how your brain heals?

Our genes control everything from our physical appearance and blood type to our…


Mitochondria-targeted antioxidants for muscle health

One of the main sources of reactive oxygen species in your skeletal muscle is…


NIAID - Immune Cells Surrounding Hair Follicles in Mouse Skin.

The Immune System for LIFE

Ten years ago, I started my journey as a biology student. I was convinced I…


Elderly person. Credit: kali9.

Don’t Be a Zombie: Senolytics, Exercise and Fasting Fight Off Senescent Cells

Most of us have accepted that weakness comes with old age. But does it have…


Brain. Credit: imaginima

This is Your Brain on Fasting

Could fasting have neuroprotective effects?A ketogenic diet has been used to…