Now that we know the brain is not completely sequestered from the immune system, new questions arise, Schwartz said. Neurological diseases might be caused by malfunctions in communication between the brain and the immune system, rather than by problems within the brain. According to Rustenhoven, the dural sinuses offer both a location to study diseases like multiple sclerosis or even Alzheimer’s disease and a potential target for treatments.
Interestingly, however, the people with younger subjective ages also became more conscientious and less neurotic – positive changes that come with normal ageing. So they still seem to gain the wisdom that comes with greater life experience. But it doesn’t come at the cost of the energy and exuberance of youth. It’s not as if having a lower subjective age leaves us frozen in a state of permanent immaturity.
Feeling younger than your years also seems to come with a lower risk of depression and greater mental wellbeing as we age. It also means better physical health.
Choosing when to die is a human right, said Philip Nitschke, the creator of a “suicide machine” called the “Sarco”.
— Read on www.cnet.com/news/suicide-machine-unveiled-by-euthanasia-advocate-nitschke-sarco/
‘Is Curing Patients a Sustainable Business Model?’ Goldman Sachs Analysts Ask – Slashdot
— Read on m.slashdot.org/story/339671
Now, German researchers have shown the brain’s endocannabinoid system—the same one affected by marijuana’s ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—may also play a role in producing runner’s high, at least in mice
Any runners out there? When does runners high kick in? I always assumed it was similar to entering a meditative state.
Go run mofo!
If you skip the article, here are the tips.
1. Drink wine if you want it.
2. Pay attention to your food portions.
3. Longevity is all about attitude.
My new morning routine. So far I am really enjoing it. Easy to do and a great way to get some much needed energy early in the AM.