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Letters: Lifelong Center is providing healthy minds, healthy bodies

Breadcrumb Trail Links Letters “Seniors who stay physically, socially and intellectually active have several illnesses, retain their faculties,” wrote Patricia Sinclair. Published July 11, 2023 • Last updated 1 day ago • 3 minute read Kay Antrobus, a student at the Lifelong Learning Center (LLC) at the University of Regina. Gutting the program is a […]

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Gut microbiome of pets reveals insights for human health | News

June 29, 2023 – Curtis Huttenhower, professor of computational biology and bioinformatics at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, studies the role that the microbiome plays in health and disease. He most often focuses on the human gut, but recently his research has expanded into pets, including dogs and cats. Q: What motivated you

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Iron deficiency is often missed in young women, girls, research finds

An underdiagnosed deficiency of an essential mineral may contribute to fatigue, brain fog and concentration problems in almost 1 in 4 adolescent girls and young women in the United States. Almost 40% of American teenage girls and young women have low levels of iron, an important mineral needed to make blood cells red, a study

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Study Finds Muscles Send Chemical Signals to the Brain During Exercise

Share on PinterestWorking out can result in muscles sending chemical signals that can help the brain. David Prado/Stocksy New research shows how exercise promotes neuronal activity in the hippocampus. The hippocampus is an area of ​​the brain that is involved with the storage of long-term memory. The study’s findings suggest that chemical signals from contracting

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Probiotic supplements claim to boost gut health, but may do the opposite

Comment on this story Comments Probiotic supplements have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, spurred by claims that the product will populate your gut with bacteria that can boost your health in numerous ways. But be aware of the hype: In healthy people, probiotic supplements offer little benefit, and they can potentially do more harm than

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