More important than a human’s chronological age is their biological age, determined by physiological measurements of aging within the body which can predict health and longevity. It is these
The heart is a powerful organ, and one that is both vulnerable to poor lifestyle choices, but that can also be positively affected by healthy choices. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause
As a “hallmark of aging" the measurement of aortic stiffness has been changing the way that academics approach aging and mortality.
Place one hand over your chest below your collar bone, and the other hand on your abdomen directly above your belly button. Now take a deep breath in. Which hand moved the most?
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Disease is defined as a condition that impairs normal, healthy functioning. Stiffness is like a disease that, once present in the body, spreads and remains dormant (shows no obvious symptoms but
On signing with his new soccer club, Juventus, for a staggering €100M, Portugal’s 33 year-old World Cup captain Cristiano Ronaldo claimed to have “a biological age of 23.” It’s a bold statement
Arterial stiffness is, quite simply, the stiffening of the arteries in the human body. The walls of our arteries are flexible and designed to expand and contract with each pump of the heart. As
In June 2016, we published a blog titled Pulse Wave Velocity: What It Is And Why It Matters. In it, we provided an overview of Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) and explained why it is one of the most