Research

Colostrum

Colostrum is breast fluid produced by humans, cows, and other mammals before breast milk is released. Believe it or not, bovine colostrum supplements are gaining in popularity due to their anti-aging health benefits.  Before you freak out and think we’ve lost the plot, you’re absolutely not expected to consume the

drug deaths

Drug overdose deaths have reached unprecedented levels in the United States. Over the past two decades, drug overdoses have more than tripled to become the leading cause of injury deaths in the US. They now outnumber deaths from motor vehicle accidents and homicides, according to data from the Centers for

BACON

While many of us were enjoying a festive break,  debate and dissent broke out in the news media about the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) findings on cancer and processed meat. After years research, IARC confirmed findings that the consumption of bacon (and other processed meats), has a

Active weight management

Words matter, says Angela Alberga, assistant professor in Concordia University’s Department of Health, Kinesiology and Physiology ,  whether they come from friends, family, a schoolmate, a respected peer or the federal government. Words can be either helpful or harmful to the person towards whom they are directed. She critiques a Canadian Senate

global | Longevity LIVE

Exercise is an important and fixed aspect of every healthy lifestyle as it helps to prevent a number of diseases. However, a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO), that was published in the Lancet Global Health journal, has revealed how the global population isn’t taking an active lifestyle

depression and mice in research | Longevity Live

During the past several years, I began to look more intently at the landscape of the status of women’s health, an area which has been a passion of mine and in which I have been involved for many years. I found myself focusing more and more on research data to

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

There is a lot of contradictory dietary information available on the Internet. While it may seem like this means you have the complete guide to healthy eating at your fingertips – we all know that this anything but the case. The biggest problem – most people will tell you –

Anti-aging & stem cells

Stem cells are cells that have not yet differentiated into particular types of cell; they are capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type. As your body incurs damage throughout your life, it sends these cells to the damaged parts to begin repair. Unfortunately, as you

Have you ever seen a French woman wearing a padded push-up bra? Well I haven’t. The simplicity of chic may carry more than just sex appeal, it could also be the key to a healthy bosom. While so many of us are prowling the underwear department for sexy bras, celebrities