Extend your life with these New Year’s resolutions

CNN — Looking for New Year’s resolutions that can extend your life? Master these three science-based healthy habits during 2023, and you’ll reduce stress, improve your sleep, raise your immunity, lower inflammation, increase muscle strength and mobility, boost your brain power and mood, battle disease and more — all keys to a long, happy life. … Read more

Protein kinase CK2 has a key role in killer T cells during infection by Listeria monocytogenes – News

Experiments reveal that a catalytic subunit of CK2, called CK2α, is an important regulator of mouse CD8+ T cell activation, metabolic reprogramming and differentiation, both in vitro and in a mouse-infection model by the intracellular pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. Hongwei Qin, Ph.D.The protein kinase CK2 is involved in a wide range of biological processes and cellular … Read more

North Carolina ranks 15th in most obese in country, WalletHub says

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) – Just in time for Thanksgiving, we have some bad news for you: We North Carolinians are too fat. In fact, North Carolina ranks as the 15th worst state nationally for having the biggest problem with being overweight (at least) and obese (at worst). Children playing in Centennial Olympic Park showing signs … Read more

Try these simple rules for making food choices that could reduce your risk of dementia

A study published in July 2022 in Neurology, a journal from the American Academy of Neurology, suggests that eating whole foods might decrease dementia risk. The research was done on 72,083 adults over age 55 with no dementia at baseline in the UK Biobank. The authors investigated the association between ultra-processed foods (UPF) and dementia, … Read more

Scientists investigate whether FSAP protein could be used as a treatment for stroke

If you have a stroke, the protein FSAP may help to reduce the extent of paralyses and problems with speech. Every year, about 12 million people suffer from a stroke worldwide. A stroke occurs suddenly and is caused by, either, a blood clot or a brain hemorrhage. -Those who survive, often sustain life-changing brain damage. … Read more