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Longer Living May Come From Having A Sense Of Purpose
2014-05-13 07:46:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many of us drift through life without any clear direction or purpose to guide our steps. Although this has caused many sleepless nights for those who love such a person, does it really cause problems? According to a new study from Carleton University, it just might. The study, published in Psychological Science, found that, regardless of your age, having a sense of purpose may help you live longer — which could have implications...

brain boosting genetic variant
2014-05-12 04:50:31

[ Watch the Video: Longevity Gene May Boost Brain Power ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People possessing a variant of the longevity gene KLOTHO have demonstrated enhanced brain skills, regardless of factors such as age, sex or risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research published in the journal Cell Reports. The National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with the variant had improved thinking, learning and memory. It also...

short men live longer
2014-05-11 05:59:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Guys who are less tall may feel as though they wound up with the short end of the stick, but new research appearing in the peer-reviewed medical journal PLOS ONE suggests that they are more likely to outlive their taller male counterparts. In the study, researchers from the Kuakini Medical Center, the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and the US Veteran Affairs department concluded that shorter men...

2014-05-09 23:02:24

Quality skin care, especially for the aging woman, is essential. Medical Rejuvenation Centre is proud to announce its new range of skin care product at http://mrcbc.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Medical Rejuvenation Centre, a medical aesthetic facility in Vancouver, BC, has recently announced the release of its new line of “cosmeceutical” products called Di Morelli. Adopting a medical approach to skin care, Di Morelli was developed by Dr. R. Morrell who is the director and...

2014-05-08 23:01:38

Home Care Assistance of Warren Twp, NJ invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in the “Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Warren Twp, NJ to Okinawa, Japan. Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance of New Jersey, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Northern Central New Jersey community to commit to healthy living and register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a...

2014-05-07 23:05:22

Held this past Saturday, May 3rd, Home Care Assistance of Naples was a proud sponsor of the “Docs & Duffers” Charity Golf Tournament, a fundraiser to support efforts to promote health education and serve the community's public health needs. Naples, Florida (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Naples, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, proudly sponsored the “Docs & Duffers” Charity Golf Tournament this past Saturday, May 3rd, at the Grey Oaks...

2014-05-06 23:09:31

The Milken Institute’s contributing authors explore how long life is changing the world of health, work, innovation, policy, and purpose. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 An aging revolution is changing the world, a titanic shift that will alter every aspect of human existence. In their new book, The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy, and Purpose (WILEY; April 2014; Hardcover & e-book; $39.95; ISBN: 978-1-118-69203-5), Paul...

2014-05-05 23:04:53

Home Care Assistance of Utah is recognized as one of the top home care agencies in the country based on client satisfaction. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Utah, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more client satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction...

2014-05-03 23:00:32

Home Care Assistance of Utah is recognized as one of the top home care agencies in the country based on employee satisfaction Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Utah, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Employer of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more employee satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction...

2014-04-28 09:40:31

Shawn Ahmed, PhD, shows that tweaking specific cellular mechanisms helps tiny worms overcome infertility through a pathway of cellular interactions that result in long life. The finding gives clues to how the molecular interactions in cells of one organism affect progeny many generations later. The evidence for what causes aging has typically been limited to the study of a single organism’s lifespan; our cells divide many times throughout our lives and eventually cause organs and our...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.