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2014-08-28 23:14:58

Longevity is Life, USA specializes in online educational courses for Longevity Medicine Professionals, which is one of the most scientifically proven and fastest growing medical specialties, gaining rapid and widespread acceptance among doctors and patients as a framework for cultivating lifelong habits for healthy living. In addition, Longevity is Live, USA allows doctors increase their cash incomes and decrease their dependence on third party insurance. Florida (PRWEB) August 28, 2014...

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...

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...

Determining How Populations Age Based On Handshakes: Study
2014-05-09 10:12:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How you shake hands can say a lot about you and a new study from researchers at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Vienna, Austria has found that a handshake can reveal how a population group is aging. In a report published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, the Austrian researchers compared hand-grip strengths between two population groups: people who had completed secondary education and those who...

2014-04-16 23:12:16

Dutch psychologists associated with IEP Netherlands have started researching the relationship between thinking style and physical health. They hope to come up with a formula for 'Healthy Thinking'. Nijmegen, The Netherlands (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Dutch psychologists have started in March researching the connection between thinking style and physical health. Using the meta programs test MindSonar, they have started profiling people who either lived a long and healthy life or who...

2014-04-10 08:30:39

OSSINING, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, primate researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper(1), affirming that caloric restriction (CR) without malnutrition significantly improves age-related and all-cause survival in rhesus monkeys. The researchers point out that their data contrasts with findings in the widely reported 2012 National Institutes of Aging study, where CR was not seen to show a significant survival benefit. However, they emphasize an...

2014-02-06 23:01:50

TrekDesk reports on a new study linking physical activity to the longevity of male cancer survivors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk’s Movement Revolution has actively reported on the impact of physical activity and inactivity on personal health since 2008. While the benefits of staying active are well documented for healthy individuals much less has been proven about its impact on those recovering from diseases, specifically cancer. This past week a new...

2014-01-31 23:24:22

Longevity welding equipment is well known for providing numerous welding machines and is presently promoting a new range of stick welders for sale. Unlike other manufacturers, longevity stick welders have portability and power in mind. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Longevity welding equipment is well known for providing numerous welding machines and is presently promoting a new range of stick welders for sale. Unlike other manufacturers, longevity stick welders have portability and...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'