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Interviews Better At Predicting Mortality Than Doctors, Self-Assessments
2013-10-17 16:57:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Although many of us think of regular physical exams as a way to gauge our personal health, a new study has found they are not a very reliable predictor of mortality when compared to self-assessments or even evaluations made by a trained interviewer, according to a new study in the journal Epidemiology. In the study, which included about 1,200 Taiwanese volunteers, Princeton University researchers discovered how trained interviewers...

2013-10-16 09:09:52

You’re only as old as you feel, or so the saying goes. Now, research suggests that a simple memory test can have a noticeable impact on just how old some older adults feel, aging them about five years in the span of five minutes. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Previous work shows that how old one feels — one’s subjective age — predicts significant health outcomes, even better than one’s chronological...

2013-10-15 12:32:47

T.A. Sciences is a consumer health and wellness company dedicated to discovering and creating groundbreaking products through telomerase activation. Based on the science of telomere biology, the company is solely focused on research-based solutions to rejuvenating the aging process on a cellular level. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Targeting telomeres, the protective caps at the end of all chromosomes that are critical to healthy cell function, T.A. Sciences'...

2013-10-11 16:24:12

T.A. Sciences is a consumer health and wellness company dedicated to discovering and creating groundbreaking products through telomerase activation. Based on the science of telomere biology, the company is solely focused on research-based solutions to rejuvenating the aging process on a cellular level. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Targeting telomeres, the protective caps at the end of all chromosomes that are critical to healthy cell function, T.A. Sciences'...

2013-10-10 12:28:35

T.A. Sciences is a consumer health and wellness company dedicated to discovering and creating groundbreaking products through telomerase activation. Based on the science of telomere biology, the company is solely focused on research-based solutions to rejuvenating the aging process on a cellular level. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Targeting telomeres, the protective caps at the end of all chromosomes that are critical to healthy cell function, T.A. Sciences'...

Ageing Research Provides Better Public Health Returns
2013-10-09 08:27:47

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Although heart disease and cancer are two of the top killers in the US, a recent study has shown that focusing on research that delays aging instead of treating individual fatal diseases would provide broader population health benefits and yield greater economic returns. Even a small increase in understanding the aging process would cut down on the number of disabled adults leading to a five percent increase in healthy adults...

Elderly Live Longer In Recessions
2013-10-08 12:59:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The elderly tend to die in higher numbers when the economy is booming versus when its heading for recession, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Researchers analyzed the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of 19 developed countries in Europe, Scandinavia, North America and Australia between 1950 and 2008. They also plotted the GDP figures against the numbers of deaths among 40 to 44...

2013-10-08 12:27:16

T.A. Sciences is a consumer health and wellness company dedicated to discovering and creating groundbreaking products through telomerase activation. Based on the science of telomere biology, the company is solely focused on research-based solutions to rejuvenating the aging process on a cellular level. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Targeting telomeres, the protective caps at the end of all chromosomes that are critical to healthy cell function, T.A. Sciences'...

2013-10-07 13:18:53

This press release is in support of a presentation by Dr. Daniel van den Hove on Sunday Oct. 6 at the 26th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, Spain Increasing evidence suggests that epigenetic regulation is associated with the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and targeting it may one day lead to novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, research suggests. Scientists at The School for Mental Health and Neuroscience at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, have been performing...

2013-10-03 20:22:34

T.A. Sciences is a consumer health and wellness company dedicated to discovering and creating groundbreaking products through telomerase activation. Based on the science of telomere biology, the company is solely focused on research-based solutions to rejuvenating the aging process on a cellular level. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Targeting telomeres, the protective caps at the end of all chromosomes that are critical to healthy cell function, T.A. Sciences'...