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The Lifespan Of The Worm Predicted With Accuracy In New Study
2014-02-14 13:11:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists claim they have found a way to accurately predict the lifespan of a worm, meaning fortune tellers should be updating their LinkedIn profiles pretty soon. Researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Nature, say they have found a way to determine an organism’s lifespan by looking at the bursts of activity in the mitochondria, which is part of the cell which generates energy. “Mitochondrial flashes have an amazing...

2014-02-06 23:04:13

Home Care Assistance of Columbus invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Columbus, Ohio to Okinawa, Japan. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Central Ohio community to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the entire group makes its way...

2014-02-05 23:25:35

How to Live Long and Look Good with Advice for Your Entire Body Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Stay out of the sun. These UV rays cause premature wrinkles, as well as skin cancer. If you go outdoors, you should wear sunscreen as well as a hat and long sleeve shirts and long skirts or pants. The sun is most harsh at mid-day, so try to stand in the shade as much as possible. For skin care, moisturizers are very important. For the face, Retin A cream has been shown to...

2014-02-05 16:27:07

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caretakers are never allowed to endanger the elderly. When they do so, they are responsible for the harms they caused. Elder abuse involves both physical and financial harm. When family members learn that their loved ones have been abused, they feel shocked. Sometimes they feel guilty. What more could they have done? Neighbors learning of the abuse often share shock and even guilt. We know this can happen again. How do we prevent this...

2014-02-03 23:22:32

In Home Personal Services making preparations now to care for increasing senior population CHICAGO, Ill. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A rapidly expanding senior population promises lots of work to come for agencies such as In Home Personal Services, a senior home care franchise based in the Chicago area, and their home care workers. As baby boomers continue to reach the age of retirement, In Home Personal Services is preparing to provide more home service to seniors by expanding in...

2014-01-29 23:00:43

Learn about new breakthroughs in anti-aging to help regain more youthful health, appearance and vitality. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In “Decoding Longevity: Ending Aging as We Know It” (available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble), author and aging expert Dr. Bryant Villeponteau breaks down the aging process for readers, including the advancements in anti-aging science made over the last 20 years, and provides practical advice on preventing signs of aging and ensuring a...

2014-01-26 23:02:38

The new “Natural Ways To Stay Young” article on Vkool.com instructs people how to stay young easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The new “Natural Ways To Stay Young” article on the website Vkool.com covers many useful tips on how to stay young effectively. This writing is specifically designed for those people who want to improve their physical and mental health, and prevent aging process naturally. At the beginning of the article, the author encourages readers to do some...

2014-01-22 23:30:09

Digital health, caregiving tools, portals and wearables are good news for seniors, caregivers and their families. Aging in Place Technology Watch, led by founder and industry veteran Laurie M. Orlov, delivers its 2014 update to its landmark research, the Market Overview of Technology for Aging in Place. Port St Lucie, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Baby boomers have changed every other market they touch – and they are propelling the market of technology for boomers and seniors, families...

2014-01-16 23:31:02

Cellular Life Research Center has awarded it's Advanced Research Recognition award to PIMTforLife. In clinical trials, patients taking PIMTforLife, an all-natural anti-aging tablet, have shown a dramatic reverse in signs of aging in as little time as three weeks. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 PIMTforLife is the number one anti-aging tablet recognized by the Cellular Life Research Center for its unique and highly effective utilization of the PIMT enzyme and is also now...

2014-01-15 12:25:55

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service(®) program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(® )network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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