Lodge to depart Washington University

Jennifer K. Lodge, PhD, vice chancellor for research at Washington University in St. Louis and the David T. Blasingame Professor, will leave the university at the end of the year. Lodge will be joining Duke University as vice president for research and innovation in January. “Dr. Lodge has served Washington…

Another reason to eat nuts

Eating lots of nuts, seeds and plant oils may cut your risk of an early death by around 10%, scientists say High intake of alpha-linolenic acid slashed the risk of dying by 10%, study finds And it reduces risk of dying from cardiovascular and heart disease by up to 11%…

Ways to enhance neurolysin activity in the brain

Ischemic stroke, the second leading cause of death worldwide, occurs when a vessel to the brain is blocked, reducing blood flow to the brain and depriving it of critical supplies of oxygen and nutrients. This process leads to the death of brain cells and leaves the patient with a sudden…

How to improve your flexibility

If the idea of touching your toes feels impossible, you may be wondering how to improve your flexibility. Being flexible and having a good range of motion is important, yet an often overlooked element of fitness. Improving your flexibility can have a range of physical benefits, with the American Council…