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2014-08-05 17:01:33

McGill University First study to assess state-by-state progress finds greater progress in northeastern states compared to western states Racial differences in life expectancy have declined nationally but still vary substantially across U.S. states, according to a new study by McGill University researchers. The findings, published in the journal Health Affairs, suggest that state policies could play a key role in further reducing racial differences in mortality. The researchers...

2014-08-05 08:42:23

Free Assessment will help adults, aged 50 to 79, in early detection of serious memory issues TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you over 50 and worried about memory changes? If so, you're not alone. A recent Brain Health Study showed that 70 percent of Americans aged 45-79 describe their memory as much worse or somewhat worse versus five years ago. 91 percent of that group believe middle-aged and older adults should have their brain health checked regularly. So how do you...

Healthy Diet, Sleep And Exercise Can Reduce Negative Impacts Of Stress
2014-07-30 03:27:52

By Juliana Bunim, University of California - San Francisco A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life's stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well. "The study participants who exercised, slept well and ate well had less telomere shortening than the ones who didn't maintain healthy lifestyles, even when they had similar levels of...

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...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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