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Watch Out: Cook your meat well

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We lose muscle power as we age – the term for that is sarcopenia – and the common claim is that this occurs at roughly 8-10 % per decade (higher, of course, in those who do less exercise), and that it accelerates after the age of 70. No one really knows why this happens of […]

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Never too late to live healthier

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An interesting new study in the NEJM is a happy reminder that it’s really never too late to start a healthier regime. In this study that combined data on over 75000 health professionals in the huge Nurses Health Study and the also large Health Professionals Follow-up Study, the researchers conclusion is pretty straight-forward and encouraging:¬†Improved […]