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2012-11-07 08:24:36

OXFORD, England, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing [http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/729211/description#description ] (JEoA). The Journal of the Economics of Ageing is an international academic journal that publishes...

Older People Who Exercise Have Less Brain Shrinkage
2012-10-23 11:05:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise at any age is good for the body. But those who are later in their years may have a better reason to continue exercising than worrying about their figure. According to a study published in the latest issue of the journal Neurology, researchers have found that people over 70 who remain physically active have less brain shrinkage than those who do little or no exercise. Experts from Edinburgh University say that...

2012-10-18 11:24:21

The combination of shortened telomeres, a biological marker of aging associated with cancer development, and elevated depression significantly impacted bladder cancer mortality, according to data presented at the 11th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held here Oct. 16-19, 2012. "We found that patients with bladder cancer with shorter telomeres and high levels of depression symptoms have a threefold increased risk for mortality," said Meng...

2012-10-10 03:21:14

LONDON, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From Cleopatra's reported milk baths to today's modern methods, our quest to tackle the ageing process has seemingly been around as long as we have. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/567630 ) Here, healthy food [http://www.hollandandbarrett.com/pages/categories.asp?cid=316 ] retailer Holland & Barrett look at the different methods people use to keep themselves looking young, from surgery to the...

2012-10-09 22:23:05

Keeping the lungs healthy could be an important way to retain thinking functions that relate to problem-solving and processing speed in one´s later years, new research suggests. While these two types of “fluid” cognitive functions were influenced by reduced pulmonary function, a drop in lung health did not appear to impair memory or lead to any significant loss of stored knowledge, the study showed. Researchers used data from a Swedish study of aging that tracked...

2012-10-01 22:20:58

LONDON, October 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aston University researchers are studying the effects of an award winning well-being programme that has given a new lease of life to hundreds of older residents in the Midlands and the North. The ExtraCare Charitable Trust helps older people to live a healthier, active and more independent lifestyle in its retirement villages and smaller housing developments. Now the charity has teamed up with researchers from Aston...

2012-10-01 14:21:03

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noel Thomas, Founder of TA Sciences, a New York, NY-based organization dedicated to lengthening the human lifespan, and Dr. Ed Park, an expert in the field of telomerase activators, will appear on The SUZANNE Show this week to discuss an enzyme that may be able to slow the aging process. Their appearance, which is one in a series devoted to natural life extension, airs Wednesday, October 3, at 7 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television. According to...

As Aging Population Increases, Policy Changes Needed
2012-09-26 07:05:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the National Academies recently revealed that major policy changes are needed to deal with the aging population in the United States and the long-term impact that they will have on the economy. Researchers noted that the economic consequences of the growing aging population will affect younger generations as well as the various federal programs that provide aid to the elderly. They believe that the increasing...

2012-09-10 23:00:37

New formula includes 12 nutrients that have been shown to address age-related memory and cognitive decline. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Juvenon Inc. officials recently announced the launch of Youthful Memory, a new formula featuring fisetin -- a molecule that can help stimulate the growth of new brain cells and in turn enhance memory and cognitive function. “Fisetin is a molecule found in the common strawberry,” explains biochemist and Juvenon Research...

2012-09-05 06:28:18

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinal-pelvic stabilizer testing, bone density testing, body composition analysis and more will be offered free as part of the Life Extension(®) Nutrition Center one-year anniversary Healthy Living Fair beginning Friday, September 7 and running until Saturday, September 15 at the Life Extension Nutrition Center. The Nutrition Center is located at 5990 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. (Logo:...