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2013-09-25 23:25:31

Hundreds of physicians, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals gathered at the Sheraton Boston Hotel September 18-21, 2013 for board certification exams, Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (FAARM) modules, and the Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Symposium. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) hosted over 500 healthcare practitioners this past weekend. In addition to the several lectures...

2013-09-25 10:35:00

A study from the UK reveals that, in the population of Scotland, UK, life expectancy for people with type 1 diabetes has improved substantially, and this improvement should now be reflected in life insurance and other relevant policies for those with the condition. The research is by, Professor Helen Colhoun and Shona Livingstone, University of Dundee, UK, and colleagues on behalf of the Scottish Diabetes Research Network, and is presented at this year's annual meeting of the European...

2013-09-17 23:22:26

Reboot’s revolutionary formula reduces oxidative stress, can slow the aging process, and boosts wellbeing. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Researchers have just confirmed the unique efficacy of Reboot. Of all the antioxidant supplements out there, like Vitamin C or generic botanical blends, only Reboot has been clinically tested with a placebo human study and proven to increase the body’s natural defenses against the cell and DNA damage associated with aging. Researchers...

Americans Living Longer Healthier Lives
2013-09-13 09:15:06

[ Watch the Video: American Wise Up To Healthy Living ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thanks to new advancements in medical technology, new prescriptions and improved health care, the average American baby born into this world will spend more time here than their parents. Even these parents have longer and more active lives to look forward to than their parents had. A study which compiled data from over two decades has found American babies born in this world...

2013-09-12 08:28:05

WASHINGTON, Conn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people try to lose weight or get rid of excess fat that never seems to disappear. Some have tried all the latest diets and failed; others have successfully lost weight, only to gain it back. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130912/PH78306 ) These people may be looking for a "secret" to lose their excess fat and finally have and maintain a lean, healthy body. Yet according to one health expert, the only real "secret"...

2013-09-04 07:56:37

Salk and TSRI findings on long-lived proteins may lead to better understanding of the molecular basis of aging Proteins are the chief actors in cells, carrying out the duties specified by information encoded in our genes. Most proteins live only two days or less, ensuring that those damaged by inevitable chemical modifications are replaced with new functional copies. In a new study published August 29 in Cell, a team led by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and...

Longevity Is All In Your Head
2013-09-04 05:38:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have reportedly discovered the mechanism through which a specific type of protein can bring about a “significant delay” in the aging process. Writing in the September 3 issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, the study authors explain how one sirtuin protein (a class of proteins that have been linked to cellular processes like aging, transcription,...

2013-08-30 23:17:47

Home Care Assistance’s Healthy Longevity Webinar Series' next installment will be presented by leading psychologist and award-winning author, Dr. Leslie Martin, on September 4th at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Home Care Assistance of Washington D.C., North America's leading provider of in-home care, is dedicated to collaborating with industry leaders on community education initiatives around health, wellness and quality of life. In line with the...

2013-08-30 23:04:23

Worldwide Medical Practitioners Interested in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine Will Attend 5th International Bangkok Congress the First Weekend in September Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The 5th International Bangkok Congress on Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and Exhibition hosted by A4M Thailand along with Preventive Healthcare Congress for Asia Pacific will welcome medical expert speakers and attendees from all over the world to the Convention Centre at...

One Gene Adds To Mouse Longevity
2013-08-30 08:32:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have extended the average lifespan of a group of mice by lowering the expression of a single gene. The lifespan of the mice was increased by about 20 percent, or the equivalent of raising the average human life span by 16 years, from 79 to 95. The researchers focused on a gene called mTOR, which is involved in metabolism and energy balance, and might be connected with an...


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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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