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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...

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...


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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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