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Can fasting destroy our adaptive immune system?

Fasting for 72 hours been shown to lead to white blood cell regeneration (1). The cells basically die after several days, and are created again from stem cells upon feeding. This article describes how ...
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Is it worth testing regularly for oxidative stress?

I have read that oxidative stress is associated with neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular disease, ageing, cancer, and diabetes. Popular health 'buzz' would suggest consuming antioxidant ...
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Do bearded faces age slower?

Recent research indicates that UV exposure may be responsible for around 80% of facial skin aging symptoms. The more unprotected exposure from the sun, the more the skin ages. Does the evidence show ...
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How dangerous for the human skin are naturally occurring wavelengths above 380nm?

I read on https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/radiation-exposure/uv-radiation.html: UVA rays have the least energy among UV rays. These rays can cause skin cells to age and can cause some ...
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Authoritative Source on Sleep Requirement

What is the hours of sleep required for someone over 70. My Dads Dr (Internal Medicine) said at least 5 hours, yet Internet sites say 7 to 8. Which Internet site is authoritative source for sleep ...
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Downward Double-Vision

If I focus on the ring in this image (the ring is 1 cm tall on my monitor, I stand 300 cm away, the room is dark, and I cover one eye), I actually see an "8" formed from double-vision where the lower ...
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Is there a syndrome which causes a child's body not to “age”?

I'm hoping this is an appropriate question for this stack group. For several years I've been playing with a plot for a novel whose protagonist is a woman whose body does not seem to age. Science ...
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Do people from sunnier parts of the world show accelerated aging?

A lot of medical evidence seems to point to there being a link between sun exposure and skin aging. Would this mean that on average, a 30-year-old from Arizona would have more wrinkles and uneven skin ...
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Face Exercises - Facial Yoga, Pilates, Etc - Does It Work?

I would like to get some feedback on anybody that has some insight and/or experience in this area. I am thinking of purchasing some books on Facial Exercise - 'Facial Yoga' to be precise. Essentially ...
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Are there ways to prevent or slow down the development of white hair?

I am caucasian man. I am 32 years old. In the last times, a lot of white hairs have appeared in my head. I know this is not a serious health problem, but it makes me feeling older than actual I am. I ...