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2014-10-16 23:15:12

Elder abuse experts convene in Denver to arm service providers who work with seniors with the tools to prevent crimes of fraud, abuse and neglect. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 National and local experts in the fields associated with elder abuse, exploitation, neglect and identity theft are coming together in Denver, Colorado on October 23 and 24 to participate in a think tank and a DACUM (develop a curriculum) at the Denver headquarters of the Society of Certified Senior...

2014-10-10 23:06:49

Goal for participants is improving personal mobility across life span Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) is pleased to announce its marketing sponsorship of the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL) in its 2014-2015 Design Challenge. Design Challenge is a global competition aimed at encouraging students to create products and services that improve the lives of older adults. This year’s theme – Enabling Personal Mobility Across the Life...

2014-10-06 16:28:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Aging Research announces the launch of a new comprehensive campaign aimed at educating about valve disease in women, a condition that causes damage to one or more of the heart's four valves. It affects one in 50 women, including one in 10 age 75 and over. While the condition occurs in both genders, women often tend to have a worse prognosis than men. Research has also shown that females experiencing symptoms are often...

2014-10-01 23:14:49

This weekend Pope Francis drew the world's attention to neglect of the elderly, which he called "tantamount to hidden euthanasia." A new survey of elder care experts in the U.S. finds that self-neglect is a growing problem that often goes unreported in this country. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 This weekend Pope Francis drew world-wide attention to the problem of neglect of the elderly. Speaking to 40,000 seniors in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, he decried...

2014-09-30 23:08:17

Life Length, the world leader in telomere analysis, is pleased to add Cleveland HeartLab to their current list of partner labs from across the globe. Madrid, Spain and Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Life Length and Cleveland HeartLab (CHL) announce a new agreement which provides CHL access to Life Length’s proprietary Telomere Analysis Technology™ (TATTM). Life Length offers the most advanced and comprehensive telomere test on the market today, and is the only...

2014-09-25 23:13:20

Three distinguished experts have joined InSilico Medicine, including Donald Small, MD, PhD, Kristen Fortney, PhD and Alexey Moskalev, DSc. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 InSilico Medicine proudly announces that Donald Small, MD, PhD, Kristen Fortney, PhD and Alexey Moskalev, DSc will aid the company’s mission to successful drug discovery and personalized medicine. It is clear meaningful progress is being made to battle aging from InSilico Medicine, considering the past major...

2014-09-25 04:21:56

The first-of-its-kind report investigates how pets may contribute to physical, mental and societal well-being, in an ageing global demographic TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - With advances in global public health, people around the world are living longer than ever before([i]). In response to the ageing population, healthcare systems and governments are actively working to manage the expected healthcare costs associated with the ageing process and chronic conditions of...

2014-09-24 23:09:45

Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts released today. Elderly couple surviving on Pepsi and granola bars among tragic cases revealed in survey results. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts issued today by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers...

2014-09-20 23:02:47

The 11th annual event takes place Sept. 21 – 27. Watch for locations near you. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 There have never been more reasons for older adults to get off the couch. With at least 3000 events planned to showcase new products, places and programs under the theme Let the Adventure Begin, Active Aging Week® 2014 aims to prove you’re never too old to discover the excitement of living life to its fullest. Created in 2003 by the International Council on...

2014-09-19 23:01:38

MetroMD announces a better and safer HGH Therapy for its Hollywood Clients. The institute uses the latest medical technologies and has a highly qualified team to treat patients who approach them for non-invasive and painless treatment. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 MetroMD, a leading anti-ageing clinic has called its HGH Therapy treatment the “God Particle” of human health. This therapy has grown tremendously across USA in the last decade with new research making the therapy more...


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Rejuvenation Research
2012-05-01 10:40:28

Rejuvenation Research is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by Mary Ann Liebert. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Aubrey de Grey. The main focus of this journal are rejuvenation therapies. It addresses such issues as cardiovascular aging, cell immortalization and senescence, cloning/ESCs, DNA damage/repair, growth factors, immunology, invertebrate lifespan, neurodegeneration, tissue engineering, public policy, gene targeting, gene therapy, and...

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