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Niacin Could Help You Live A Long And Healthy Life
2013-09-30 11:16:26

ETH-Zurich The vitamin niacin has a life-prolonging effect, as Michael Ristow has demonstrated in roundworms. From his study, the ETH-Zurich professor also concludes that so-called reactive oxygen species are healthy, not only disagreeing with the general consensus, but also many of his peers. Who would not want to live a long and healthy life? A freely available food supplement could help in this respect, scientists from ETH Zurich have demonstrated in roundworms. Vitamin B3 – also...

2013-09-26 23:37:03

A review of clinical articles published between 1985 and 2012 confirms that increased physical activity and exercise are extremely important for healthy aging, announces Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of premium performance nutritional products focused on maintaining functional ability in older individuals. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 A clinical review from geriatricians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that mobility limitations are a litmus test for...

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...

2013-09-04 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...


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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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