Is AKG the anti-aging supplement? Testosterone replacement treatment may not prevent bone fractures in middle-aged men. Multivitamins are once again shown to improve cognition. Resveratrol helps with age-related declines in circadian functions.
Every week we discover inspiring, informative, and sometimes shocking health-related news. From new studies to insightful analysis, here is what you need to know this week:
- Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) is a natural compound that plays an important role in many bodily functions, from metabolism to immunity to inflammation. Dr. Frank Lipman goes through the details of this powerful compound and why supplementation may make sense for many people. Frank Lipman M.D.
- Testosterone supplementation in middle-aged men may not prevent bone fractures. A new study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania showed that middle-aged men with suboptimal levels of testosterone did not see a reduction in bone breaks after receiving testosterone replacement therapy. New England Journal of Medicine
- Multivitamin supplements have been shown to have positive cognitive effects in adults over the age of sixty. New research from the the COcoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) indicated improved memory for those who took multivitamins. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
- Resveratrol plays an important role in the circadian rhythm of our cells and may have therapeutic effects as we age. A new study demonstrated that resveratrol preserved and repaired rhythmic function. Aging