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2014-07-23 23:10:41

Recommendations Guide States in Supporting People and Family Caregivers Facing Alzheimer's Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In an effort to help advance the goals of the “National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease” at the state level, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) this week released a white paper that examines the scope of the Alzheimer’s crisis, and the need for wide-scale implementation of state...

2014-07-15 23:01:55

101 Mobility North Georgia co-owner Garol Orr is ready to help seniors age in place as a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 101 Mobility North Georgia celebrates a new distinction for co-owner Garol Orr as a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS). The CAPS designation further identifies Garol as an expert in the field of aging-in-place, specifically in regards to modifying and remodeling homes to fit the needs of the aging and disabled. Aging in...

2014-07-07 23:06:50

Levinson Axelrod fights for the rights of nursing home patients throughout New Jersey who are injured by abuse and neglect. The firm observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 by helping to educate the public on the growing problem of elder abuse. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The United Nations, the National Center on Elder Abuse, and the World Health Organization have designated June 15th as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The law firm of Levinson Axelrod observed this day...

2014-07-02 12:28:20

MIAMI, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAG Health & Wellness, one of the nation's leaders in anti-aging medicine and integrative health management, is extremely pleased to announce their merger with HealthGAINS. The new entity will be known as AAG HealthGAINS, with offices in Aventura, Hollywood, and throughout the nation. HealthGAINS is the age management practice of renowned physician Richard Gaines, M.D., FAARM, ABAARM, whose breakthrough treatments in Hormone Replacement Therapy...

pregnancy and longevity
2014-06-26 05:27:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having the biological capability to conceive children later in life could mean that a woman is more likely to live longer, researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) claim in a new study. Writing in the latest edition of Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, the study authors explain that women who are able to have children after the age of 33 have a greater chance of living longer...

2014-06-20 12:23:21

T.A. Sciences® will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, to exhibit at the 1st Anti-Aging Medicine European Congress for German-Speaking Europe (1ST AMEC - DACH). NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- T.A. Sciences(®) announced today that it will be an exhibitor at the 1(st) AMEC DACH that will be held in Berlin, Germany, from June 20-21. The sister event of the Anti-Aging Medicine European Congress in Monaco earlier in the year, AMEC DACH is geared towards bringing...

2014-06-18 23:10:07

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is introducing its new cognitive therapeutics program, the Cognitive Therapeutics Method, which is aimed at maintaining and improving the cognitive function of seniors under home care. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of...

2014-06-12 23:00:56

The workshop will be presented by Marilyn Hammerschmidt, RN, BSN on Thursday, June 12th, from 4PM to 6PM at the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to supporting and protecting elders. The State of Colorado has passed a new law that will go into effect on July 1, 2014 that mandates health, financial and other professional groups working with seniors to report...

2014-06-10 13:30:12

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine A protein may be the key to maintaining the health of aging blood stem cells, according to work by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published online in Stem Cell Reports. Human adults keep stem cell pools on hand in key tissues, including the blood. These stem cells can become replacement cells for those lost to wear and tear. But as the blood stem cells age, their ability to regenerate blood...

2014-06-09 14:11:57

University of California - San Francisco A double-edged sword, gene variants may promote overall health while increasing risk of gliomas New genomic research led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists reveals that two common gene variants that lead to longer telomeres, the caps on chromosome ends thought by many scientists to confer health by protecting cells from aging, also significantly increase the risk of developing the deadly brain cancers known as gliomas. The genetic...

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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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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