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Gut Health

Gut Dysbiosis: Hallmark of Aging #12

Bacterial diversity in the gut is established during childhood and remains relatively stable into adulthood. But, the architecture and activity of the bacteria undergoes gradual changes during agi...

Brain HealthSpermidine and the gut-brain connection | Oxford Healthspan

Spermidine and the Gut-Brain Connection

The human gut microbiome, unique to every individual, has a plethora of roles in regulating the immune system, metabolism, growth and general health. Spermidine, a natural polyamine, is believed to...

Hallmarks Of AgingInflammation & "Inflammaging": Hallmark of Aging #11

Inflammation & "Inflammaging": Hallmark of Aging #11

Inflammation is a recognizable accompaniment to aging. Demonstrably, over one in four American adults between the ages 45 and 64 and nearly half of all Americans over 65 have been diagnosed with o...

AutophagyMature woman with good skin | Oxford Healthspan

Autophagy Benefits for Skin Radiance & Renewal

I don’t need to tell you that there are several industries focused on selling you things to improve your skin or at least to look younger and better. From skin care and makeup, cosmetic surgeries a...

Japanese WisdomJapanese Longevity Scrolls | Oxford Healthspan

The Origin of Sperm-i-dine: Is Spermidine Really in Sperm?

Anton van Leeuwenhoek, the microscopy pioneer, described crystals in human semen in 1678, and named them spermine and spermidine. A few hundred years later, these crystals, now called polyamines, a...

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Disabled Macroautophagy: Hallmark of Aging #10

Macroautophagy is one type of autophagy and involves the containment of cytoplasmic material into vesicles, whose contents are later digested or broken down into parts by lysosomes, another cellula...