MR Reduces the Effects of Kidney Injury

MR Reduces the Effects of Kidney Injury

Did you know that kidney disease is one of the major causes of early mortality, morbidity, and rising medical costs in the United States? Now, more than ever, it is crucial to find a way to delay or avoid this devastating disease. OFAS and other researchers have...

High Fat Diet Improves Healthspan and Memory

High Fat Diet Improves Healthspan and Memory

A recent study has demonstrated that a ketogenic diet significantly improved memory in aging mice and increased the animal’s chances of surviving to old age, opening up a new area of inquiry in aging research. Eating a ketogenic diet – which is high in fat and low in...

High Fat Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan

High Fat Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan

As more people age well past their 70s, researchers have increasingly explored the issues of health and quality of life during aging. A recent mouse study at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine sheds revealed that a high-fat, or ketogenic, diet not only...

Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Food Intake

Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Food Intake

We often think of bones as immobile structures, but scientists are learning that bones are far more dynamic than once believed. Research has shown that they play important roles in immunity, kidney health, and metabolism. In a recent study, Dr. Stavroula Kousteni,...

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