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2014-03-12 08:30:05

The A4M Anti-Aging Conference will be held in San Francisco from March 14 thru 16. NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- T.A. Sciences® announced today that it will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) conference that will be held from March 14-16 in San Francisco, California. The conference will take place at the Westin St. Francis. This year's fellowship modules will focus on the topics of Neurology, Clinical Intensive, Auto-Immune Disease...

High Protein Diet Raises Risk Of Cancer By 75 Percent
2014-03-04 14:16:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Southern California (USC) researchers say that meat and cheese could be just as bad for you as smoking a cigarette. Researchers studying a large sample of adults for nearly two decades found that eating a diet full of animal proteins means you are four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a low-protein diet. “There’s a misconception that because we all eat, understanding nutrition is simple. But the...

2014-02-25 20:21:51

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Katie Gilstrap and Sonya Barsness have been appointed as adjunct faculty members in VCU's Department of Gerontology. In their roles with the department, they will co-design and co-facilitate a class focused on fusing best practices in the disciplines of gerontology and business. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/MN71593) The Department of Gerontology will add this class to their curriculum in an effort to help...

2014-02-17 08:27:06

RIVER FOREST, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Baby Boomers head into their golden years, the U.S. is poised to experience a massive demographic shift. By 2030, the population age 65+ is expected to nearly double from 43 million to 73 million. The 'oldest old'--those 85+--are projected to surge from six to nine million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/PH66037-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/PH66037-b) "Well-trained gerontologists are...

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...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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