Tags : Health and Well-being

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An ounce of prevention: disease screenings for better health

Most people are aware that smoking, drinking, and not eating right can lead to health problems. Cancer is one of them. Globally, cancer accounts for ...

Get the rest you deserve:glycine can help you enjoy deeper, healthier sleep

Some people wake up feeling refreshed and energetic. Others still feel tired after many hours of sleep. Why is that? The truth is, how well ...

A Japanese-style school lunch program tackles childhood nutrition in Vietnam

Nearly half a century on from the end of the Vietnam War, life for ordinary Vietnamese has arguably never been better. The economy is booming, ...

Never too late to improve QOL: fighting muscle loss

Japan’s average life expectancy at birth is 83.7 years—the highest in the world! The main reasons are thought to be a lifestyle that includes more ...

Amino acids can be a beautiful barrier that builds confidence

Whether it’s just a simple smile, a wave, a handshake, or a kiss, healthy skin helps people feel positive about themselves and build confidence.The popular ...

Enjoying longevity: umami helps seniors eat better

Food is one of life’s great pleasures. For millennia, young and old, families and friends, have gathered around communal tables spread with delicacies to celebrate ...

Happier cows and people: how AjiPro®-L boosts milk production

Cow’s milk. We pour it over our morning bowl of cereal. We add it to our tea or coffee. It goes into pancakes, waffles and ...

Starting over: reprogramming cells in regenerative medicine

Dr. Shinya Yamanaka began his career as an orthopedic surgeon but realized that even talented surgeons could not cure intractable diseases. Experience seeing patients with ...