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cod | Longevity LIVE

Cod liver oil is a type of fish oil that’s often taken as a supplement. Cod liver oil is taken from the liver of the cod fish. The oil is a pale yellow, translucent liquid with a strong odor. This fish oil can be traced back to the Viking Era,

feet | Longevity LIVE

How much do you think about your feet and legs? As long as they keep you upright and walking, probably not much at all. Although they may seem to have a very straightforward job, the state of your feet (and legs) can tell you a lot about your overall health.

smokers | Longevity LIVE

Pack-a-day smokers aren’t the only ones who should think about “butting out”. A recent study by Erin O’Loughlin, a PhD candidate in Concordia’s Individualized Program (INDI), emphasizes the need to target both heavy and light smokers in anti-smoking messaging and cessation campaigns. The study, co-authored by Robert J. Wellman, Erika N. Dugas, Annie Montreuil, Hartley Dutczak and

prostate health | Longevity LIVE

The prostate is an organ located under the bladder. It is responsible for the production of semen and it’s also in charge of hormone metabolism. It is in the prostate where testosterone is transformed into DHT which plays a role in puberty and development. Lifestyle choices affect the health of

Odyssey | Longevity LIVE

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced the primary endpoint of their Odyssey Outcomes trial, which tested the long-term effects of early PCSK9 inhibition in high cardiovascular risk patients who had recently experienced an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event, such as a heart attack. In this 18 924 patient, long-term

energy | Longevity LIVE

Energy drinks are marketed as beverages that boost mental and physical performance. Caffeine is the most common stimulant in these drinks, but some brands contain other plant-based stimulants such as guarana and ginseng. As with soda, energy drinks are also high in sugar – for example, just one can of

intravenous | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all woken up after a night of too much fun and wished that someone or something out there would just restore our bodies to prior to that night and make us feel like new. Some think they have the answer to recovering from their hedonistic lifestyles in form of

TB | Longevity LIVE

3M has used World TB Awareness Day, 24 March, as a Launchpad for its Live Life, Breathe campaign aimed primarily at professionals working to eradicate the disease. The campaign signals a renewal of 3M’s commitment to working with all role-players in the fight against MDR-TB, and is focused on continuing

hysterectomy | Longevity LIVE

According to the British Medical Association, hysterectomy (the surgical removal of the uterus) is one of the most common operations performed in Western countries. Statistics reveal that by the age of 55, around one in five UK women would have undergone a partial or full hysterectomy. In some countries, such

prebiotics | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to optimal gut health, the terms probiotics and prebiotics are regularly used. These two work together to not only the benefit of your gut health but your overall health as well. Prebiotics or probiotics? Probiotics are ‘good bacteria’ that can be found in your digestive tract, certain foods