Tag: stress

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Negative childhood experiences accelerate aging/disease in humans

I am posting this study mostly as a counterexample to all the drivel coming out of gerontology…

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Stress (cortisol) makes even altruistic people selfish

A great new study, which may explain a good deal of the general perception and several studies…

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“Reductive” stress harms cells, mitochondria protect by increasing metabolism

Finally a study that provide me with some “ammo” during my arguments with people I know who…

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Fasting causes aging by energy depletion, vitamin B2 can stop it

Well, if this title does not rile up the fasting crowd, I don’t know what will:-) Aside…

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Fasting / stress decimate gonadal steroidogenesis, with no effect on blood cortisol

A very interesting and very “controversial” (read: inconvenient truth) study, since it shows beyond reasonable doubt that…

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Scoliosis (even in females) may be driven by low androgen levels, DHT may treat it

I am posting about this condition as it seems recently its numbers have absolutely exploded in the…

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Vitamin D3 anabolic, calcitriol catabolic for muscle/thymus

Several great studies, which will probably do little to calm down the controversy that seems to be…

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Exercise causes (and worsens) arterial calcification

A great new study sent to me by one of my blog’s readers. It will more than…

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Serotonin puts the brakes on libido, by lowering dopamine

Nothing really surprising, as far as Peatarians are concerned, in the findings of this study. I am…

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Cellular “memory” of stress can be passed on for 50+ generations

There was a study that came out 2-3 years ago showing that when animals were exposed to…