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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...

2013-10-07 23:03:56

Dallas will welcome hundreds of medical professionals to the Dallas Intercontinental Hotel for three-day continuing medical education event. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Medical practitioners from various fields and specialties will travel to Dallas the last weekend in October for the Nutritional IV Therapy Symposium (October 25-26) and Fellowship Modules (October 24-26), hosted by A4M. The Nutritional IV Symposium will be attended by physicians, nurse practitioners and other...

2013-10-03 23:26:42

Revolutionary antioxidant formula reduces free radical damage, slows aging, and boosts workout efficiency. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The NFL’s powerhouse punter Steve Weatherford will be the face of REBOOT. With a Super Bowl Championship under his belt, the New York Giants’ star punter, in his sixth pro season, owes his football accolades and reputation as one of the fittest athletes in the NFL to his rigorous training and fierce nutrition plan, which includes REBOOT. For the next two...

2013-10-02 12:49:09

Results support low-fat, low-calorie diet as preventive measure against disease Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that mice made obese by high-calorie, high-fat diets develop abnormally high numbers of lesions known to be precursors to pancreas cancer. This is the first study to show a direct causative link in an animal model between obesity and risk of this deadly cancer. The study, published Sept. 30 in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, was...

2013-10-02 10:32:59

Motivation key factor in preserving brainpower later in life, Concordia University researchers show October is Canada's Healthy Workplace Month, but how does one stay mentally fit after the 40-hour workweek is traded in for the gold watch? The more you want to use your brain — and the more you enjoy doing it — the more likely you are to stay sharp as you age. This is according to findings recently published in the Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences by a team of...

2013-09-30 23:41:46

GeriJoy announced today a new member of its advisory board: Julie Bolt, an experienced, executive-level innovator in the senior care industry. Julie has over a decade of director-level experience in the senior care industry, having led sales, marketing, and community relations at a variety of senior living organizations, including Benchmark and Epoch, two of New England's top assisted living chains. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In a press statement, Julie described her...

2013-09-30 23:22:24

A4M will travel to the UAE this fall to present local physicians with the opportunity to learn from American medical professionals. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The first weekend in November 2013, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) will bring medical experts and the latest information and research on preventive Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine from the United States to Dubai’s H Hotel. This conference will mark the first event conducted under the auspices...

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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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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.