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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...

Primates Expend Less Energy
2014-01-14 07:54:31

[ Watch the Video: Half The Legs Equals Half The Energy ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans and other primates burn 50 percent fewer calories each day than other mammals, and their slower metabolisms could explain why they mature slowly and live longer lives, according to a study published in Monday’s edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Furthermore, an international team of researchers led by Hunter College...

2014-01-08 23:23:58

Supreme Skin Claims Superior Results with Natural, Facials in the Asheville, NC area. DNA Restores the Skin at the Cellular Level Without Harsh or Uncomfortable Procedures. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 To create superior anti-aging facials the Asheville, NC company YourSupremeSkin.com now offers an easily affordable, highly effective results-oriented process based on the science of cellular DNA. No longer are obsolete laser treatments the only option, and it is not necessary to...

2014-01-08 23:02:37

ChangingtheWaytheWorldAges.com features cutting-edge health and wellness news and inspirational stories related to aging. Midland, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A passion project of leading in-home care company Home Care Assistance, ChangingtheWaytheWorldAges.com was launched to provide older adults and their loved ones with practical information related to living happily, healthily and more productively longer. Featuring tips on family caregiving and improving physical and mental...

2014-01-07 23:20:41

A4M’s 2014 Educational Conference Schedule Announced Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The year 2013 offered unparalleled education, distinguished speakers, informative exhibits, hundreds of Fellowship graduates and knowledge used to eliminate chronic diseases, one diagnosis at a time. In 2013, A4M offered 11 live U.S. events and 12 events held overseas. In the course of a year, the U.S. events included three Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Symposiums held in Las...

2014-01-07 14:14:26

UMD-led study is first to link racism-related factors and cellular age A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men, ages reporting high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti-Black attitudes. Findings from the study, which is the first to link racism-related factors and biological aging, are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Racial disparities...

Americans Living Longer
2014-01-07 08:41:21

[ Watch the Video: Americans Expected To Live Longer ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Americans are living longer than ever before, and those men and women born in 2009 can expect to have an average lifespan of 78.5 years, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Monday. That’s an increase from 78.1 years in 2008, the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics reported. Since then, life expectancy...

2014-01-02 23:04:49

The seven types of damage that cause age-related disease released today by First Class Posting. (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Cell loss in neurons, the basic building blocks of the nervous system, causes Parkinson’s disease. Cell depletion in the immune system increases your risk for infection. Special proteins link with one another to hold cells in place. The correct number of protein links keeps cells in the right position while still allowing elasticity. With time, too many cross-links...

2014-01-02 08:22:56

XI'AN, China, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every family with an elderly member worries about that person falling down in an accident outside. Indeed, with the increase of age, organ functions in the human body decline and the resistance and adaptability to the external environment weakens. Falling down is the first cause of the injury and death among the elderly aged 65 and above, so we very concerned about health and safety of the elderly. The world is turning into an aging society. It is...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'