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2014-06-10 13:30:12

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine A protein may be the key to maintaining the health of aging blood stem cells, according to work by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published online in Stem Cell Reports. Human adults keep stem cell pools on hand in key tissues, including the blood. These stem cells can become replacement cells for those lost to wear and tear. But as the blood stem cells age, their ability to regenerate blood...

2014-06-09 14:11:57

University of California - San Francisco A double-edged sword, gene variants may promote overall health while increasing risk of gliomas New genomic research led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists reveals that two common gene variants that lead to longer telomeres, the caps on chromosome ends thought by many scientists to confer health by protecting cells from aging, also significantly increase the risk of developing the deadly brain cancers known as gliomas. The genetic...

2014-06-06 23:06:46

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 responding to a recent study that claims centenarians (those who live to age 100) are more likely to live longer while receiving home care and that centenarians are opting to live out their final days in their home rather than in a hospital or medical facility. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance –...

2014-06-05 20:22:51

More than 70 Experts Deliver Findings in mTor, Circadian Rhythm, Animal Aging and FAT10 SAN ANTONIO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The 43(rd) Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association (AGE) held May 30-June 2, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas, featured the latest scholarship in the field of aging research from more than 70 leading experts. "The talks at this year's meeting were of exceptionally high quality with new exciting insights on the role of gut fauna in healthy aging,...

2014-06-05 13:26:38

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences If you're depressed, don't get enough exercise or have high blood pressure, you may find yourself complaining more about memory problems, even if you're a young adult, according to a new UCLA study. UCLA researchers and the Gallup organization polled more than 18,000 people about their memory and a variety of lifestyle and health factors previously shown to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. They found that many...

2014-06-04 15:11:51

King's College London Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently dying from frailty exacerbated by pneumonia, according to a new study by King's College London. With the number of centenarians set to grow, end-of-life care needs to be tailored to the increasing frailty in this age group, warn the King's palliative care researchers. Boosting care home capacity and planning health services for the rise in...

2014-05-30 23:08:23

Methuselah Foundation is honoring Dr. Huber Warner at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association for his founding of the National Institute on Aging's Intervention Testing Program, a “multi-institutional study investigating treatments with the potential to extend lifespan and delay disease and dysfunction in mice.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Methuselah Foundation, a medical charity focused on advancing the field of regenerative medicine to extend healthy...

2014-05-28 08:32:46

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Resources, Tips for Easy Fixes to Reduce Accidents and Make Homes Safer for Seniors OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 million seniors aged 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries*, many of which are sustained in the place seniors are meant to feel the safest: their home. In fact, 65 percent of senior households have at least one potential safety issue, according to...

2014-05-23 23:06:13

Home Care Assistance - Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, discusses different ways in which homes can be adjusted to be safer and more comfortable for seniors. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance - Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, discusses different ways in...

2014-05-20 23:15:36

Birkmayer NADH Advises that Recent Telomere Testing at Spectracell Labs Confirms Telomere Growth Las Vegas, Nevada. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Enada NADH, the only patented stabilised, food grade NADH product available has been tracking a few of its customers for the past 11 years who have been religiously taking Enada NADH tablets. All customers are in good health and have maintained a lifestyle of healthy foods and exercise. Enada recently tested the blood samples of a still employed 63 year...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin