As we age, EVERYTHING gets smaller... Except our nose and ears. They get big. Big enough to hang-glide over the Grand Canyon... Go figure. And there you have it.
The gut is the mother of our health. As well as digesting food, the gut plays a central role in programming our immune system. It also provides an effective barrier to bacteria that could make us ill. Immune cells that line the gut work to maintain the integrity of this barrier. The gut wall immune cells also maintain the “correctness” of beneficial bacteria within and their “commensal conversations” that direct our immune system to stay alert. The gut wall also helps combat invasion into our inner cells, by pathogenic, non-beneficial bacteria and microbes. Scientists and clinicians on the Norwich Research [...]
Much to the lament of women who are still reeling over the famous quote, “It’s easier to get hijacked by a terrorist than for a single woman to find a man after she turns 40.” as we age, men die younger, and women live longer. This is true in all societies and in all countries. Science has been trying to find the underlying answer for a long time. Is it that women talk about their emotions more to their friends so they have less pent up anger? Is it that we accessorize? Or women take better care of themselves, going to [...]