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Frost & Sullivan: Ageing Population and Availability of Preventative Medicines Propels Growth of European Eye Health Ingredients Market

LONDON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising numbers of baby boomers with eye-ailments and soaring medical costs are causing European consumers to demand innovative diet supplements to protect their eyes and curb any potential eye care-related expenses. The ability of supplements to alleviate blinding d...

Gene Responsible for Ageing Process Discovered and Calorie Restriction Could Help

In Mahabharat, the famous Indian epic, a prince donates his youth to his father so that he could continue to pursue his passions . Another kind of help is at hand now. For scientists say they have discovered a gene that plays a central role in the ageing process. And by manipulating that gene ...

Gene Responsible for Ageing Process Discovered – and Calorie Restriction Could Hel

In Mahabharat, the famous Indian epic, a prince donates his youth to his father so that he could continue to pursue his passions//. Another kind of help is at hand now. For scientists say they have discovered a gene that plays a central role in the ageing process. And by manipulating that gene ...

The Close Study To Understand The Ageing Phenomena In The Irish Community

The Trinity College in Dublin has launched a major study to understand the effects of ageing in the Irish community. The study is headed by Rose Anne Kenny //a professor of Geriatric Medicine. When asked about the study she said, "We know that our older people are amongst the least healthy in Euro...

Link between Old Cells and Ageing probed

How much do we know about the connection between age factor and ageing cells? Now, Brown university biologists have found new proof that might establish this connection between old cells and old bodies. // During a study of baboons, it was discovered that as the baboons aged, their skin showed ...

Genetics of Ageing with Preserved Mental Capacity.

Research conducted by George S. Zubenko, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School reported that genes relating to aging with preserved mental capacity have been identified.// This research was the first of its kind and was funded by National...

Increasing risk of heart failure for ageing population

Researchers feel that heart failure can be an important clinical syndrome that can lead to death from cardiac problems in // the older population. In a study conducted by the scientists of the University of Massachusetts Medical School say that ageing population is more at risk from death due...

Gene is related to premature ageing disease

Scientists from National Cancer Institute Maryland USA had found out a gene that is related to the disease of premature ageing// called Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome. The disease is caused by a point mutation in the gene called LMNA. This gene is one of the major genes that lead to the...

High Altitude ‘Speeds up ageing process

According to a research, women who live at high altitudes are likely to age faster. Scientists drew their conclusions after finding lower concentrations of hormones, which are important for maintaining health and youthfulness, in women living in the mountainous areas. For comparison researchers...

High Melatonin can Help Delay Ageing

The Spanish Ageing Research Network is very near to achieving one of today’s Science greatest goals: allowing humans to age in the best possible health conditions.// As well as from the UGR, researchers from the Spanish universities of Seville, Oviedo, Saragossa, Barcelona and Reus also took ...

Specially Developed Proteins Could Help Resist Ageing

Strengthening food with specially developed proteins could make our bodies more resistant to the ageing process, according// to a study. Steaks and chicken fillets laced with some rare 'isotope-enhanced' proteins could strengthen cells and protect them against oxidation – oxidation is consider...

GGC - A New Ingredient To Fight Ageing

The UNSW researchers have developed a new anti-aging ingredient known as GGC, which is expected to be available in skin products from early next year. // GGC is a precursor for an effective antioxidant known as Glutathione that has a broad range of potential health benefits. Glutathione is the...

Limited Calorie Intake Holds the Key to Delay Ageing

Recent research done on rhesus monkeys shows that ,limiting calorie intake may actually help increase life span. // Lesser calorie input seems to improve the functioning of important defensive cells in the immune system. Rhesus monkeys are said to be closely akin to human beings in their immu...

Telomere Plays an Important Role in Ageing

According to a study conducted by the British scientist it was found that telomeres present in the cell reduces in size when the cell divides.// Hence it is thought that the telomeres play a very important role in the ageing process. The study compared the length of telomeres of 1,552 female tw...

Sleep Deprived BPO Employees Could Suffer From Premature Ageing

Health experts have warned that many of the youths working in BPO firms working continuously in night shifts may undergo premature ageing.// The experts explained that working continually on night shifts takes a serious toll on the health of the youth. Dr Lim Li Ling, Deputy Director, a speci...

Mental exercises reduces brain ageing

News from the British Science Festival reports that Mental exercises can keep the brain young and improve its working efficiently. Brain exercises such as crossword puzzles, Su doku and aerobic exercises keeps the brain// younger. Su Doku, is a number puzzle in which a number has to placed fr...

Scientist discover secrets of ageing

Scientists have found that a cluster of genetic mutations accelerate the series of cell// deaths that lead to ageing. According to the researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, growing old happens when the genetic mutations in the DNA of the mitochondria triggers cell deaths that m...

Deprived sleep leads to ageing

Sleep deprivation has a similar impact on the body to the ageing process and may increase the severity of age-related chronic disorders such as heart disease and diabetes, researchers have found. These days, the average number of hours people spend asleep per night in more developed countries h...

Drug-Device Combination Market Worth US$18.54 Billion by 2014

...ket is the largest geographical segment; and is expected to be worth US$7.25 billion by 2014. Its 11.2% CAGR for 2009 to 2014 is driven by the growing ageing population and the improvements in medical science and biotechnology that enables new product development. The second largest segment is the U.S. with...

Scientists locate disease switches

... which can turn on the different tasks. Acetylation is essential for cells' ability to function normally. Defective protein regulation plays a role in ageing and the development of diseases such as cancer, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. "With the new mapping, we can now begin to study and describe how ace...

AstraZeneca and Mental Health Research Institute in Australia Announce Collaboration to Improve Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

...on with The Australian Imaging, Biomarker & Lifestyle Flagship Study of ageing (AIBL), which aims to improve understanding of the causes and diagnosis of ...BL The Australian Imaging, Biomarker & Lifestyle Flagship Study of ageing (AIBL) aims to improve understanding of the causes and diagnosis of Alzheim...

Medical Imaging Modality Vendors Should Focus on Innovation and Alliances with Market Leaders, Advises Frost & Sullivan

...apitalise on favourable macro-economic conditions," advises Kumar. "These include the rising requirement for imaging procedures due to an increasingly ageing population." Company Profiles - Medical Imaging Modality Vendors is part of the Medical Imaging Growth Partnership Service programme, whi...

DiaGenic to Provide MCI Biomarkers for Merz Pharmaceuticals

...Americans and 15 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's disease. These figures are projected to nearly triple that number by 2050 due to the ageing of populations in the developed world. About Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH Merz Pharmaceuticals researches, develops, produces and distribut...

ZigBee Selected by Continua Health Alliance for Next Generation Guidelines

...rld in a wide variety of settings and is particularly well suited for use in low-power LAN applications." Products using the standard will help ageing and physically challenged people remain independent. It also features the security required to protect personal data and conform to regulatory policie...

Latest Developments In Facelift Surgery - Expert Opinion by Mr James Murphy

...n facelift surgery. Latest developments in Facelift Surgery The range and sophistication of procedures to restore a youthful appearance to the ageing face has advanced considerably in the last few years to the point where the traditional 'face lift' that tightened and re draped the skin is now only ...

Launch of Asia Research News 2009

...a and low cost solutions for diagnosing diseases in developing countries First digital database of Chinese head and face shapes Robotic help for ageing population Comparative study of the Basque and More separatist movements Plants to improve human health Making recycling paper environmental...

Frost & Sullivan: Healthcare Delivery in APAC Upon Economic Recession

...cation and entertainment industries. Growing & ageing population, globalization of medical delivery serv...g demographics, which result in the strong rise of ageing population and chronically based diseases. Further...rates. The prevailing factors of growing and ageing population, increasing dominance of chronic diseas...

Frost & Sullivan: Clinical and Cost Benefits to Promote Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Technologies Across Europe

...uch advanced wound management products is increasing. The rising incidence of chronic wounds due to an expanding diabetic population, together with an ageing population across Western Europe is also fuelling the uptake of advanced wound care devices. Changing healthcare systems across Europe are promot...

Dementia: Early detection is key

... * The Australian Imaging, Biomarker and Lifestyle (AIBL) Flagship Study of ageing is a collaboration initiated by the CSIRO Preventative Health National Rese...ustralia, the Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria and the National ageing Research Institute. National Research Flagships CSIRO initiated the N...

Up to one in six older people living at home face malnutrition risk

...and show symptoms of depression face a higher risk of developing malnutrition and that the risk gets higher as people get older. "Our population is ageing and it is vital to ensure that health professionals are looking after their nutritional health as well as caring for any medical conditions they may h...

Cancer Patients in North Wales to Gain Access to Varian's RapidArc Radiotherapy Treatments

...stalled in new treatment rooms to be constructed at the hospital beginning in June. The project is part of a multi-million pound initiative to replace ageing machines in the hospital, which serves a population of more than 700,000 across North Wales. The new equipment should be clinical by early 2011. ...

Survival rates for cancer rise across Ireland

...were around 4 per cent lower in Northern Ireland for men and women. While the overall number of cancers has increased due to population growth and ageing and increased detection for some cancers including prostate and breast cancer, the number of cancer deaths has fallen. Improvements in survival fo...

Key protein in cellular respiration discovered

...ration, have been linked to a number of morbid conditions, from unusual genetic diseases to diabetes, cancer and Parkinson's, as well as to the normal ageing process. Despite the fact that cellular respiration is so basic, there is much scientists have yet to understand about how it is regulated. Cellula...

Patients' Remote(ly) Monitored: Ask Frost & Sullivan, What Is Driving the European Market

...ing could not be any worse: mounting costs, a steady increase regarding the ageing population, dysfunctional reimbursement policies, limited access, an ever i...t and highlighting the emerging trends. "The heightened demands of an ageing population and a related increase in chronic diseases are helping the remot...

Seahorse XF96 Extracellular Flux Analyzer Wins Best New Product Award for DRUG DISCOVERY at 2009 Molecular Medicine Conference

...pathways of the cell in real-time, delivering easy-to-use, information-rich bioenergetic assays to study and develop treatments for obesity, diabetes, ageing and cancer, and to screen for mitochondrial toxicity. The XF96 Analyzer offers the distinct advantage of making it possible to perform these comp...

Health Insurance Claims Top $2 Million Mark

...Manager, Craig Bosworth, says the rising number of high cost claims indicates that the private health sector is increasingly carrying the burden of an ageing population and the complex, technologically intensive hospital care older people often require. "The Medibank Private Chart Toppers list show...

Investing in Senior Living

...till sectors which remain relatively resilient in the face of the economic downturn. The residential care home market is one of them, protected by an ageing population which is growing at an increasing rate and the lack of facilities to house and care for these individuals. On 24th March 2009 at the...

World Health chair to deliver inaugural address at Penn's Positive Health Lecture Series

...died health inequalities for 30 years, investigating how socio-economic forces affect health and mortality. He leads the English Longitudinal Study of ageing and was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution. Marmot will discuss the commission's efforts to address health inequalities an...

Biobanks will provide 'electronic specimens' for medical research

...idate drug for damaging side effects. Equally, research into the effects of ageing may require access to samples taken from the same people at different times...t providing researchers with the results they needed, such as the impact of ageing on biomarkers. This would reduce the need for expensive laboratory processe...

Medical Tourism Comes to Macao -- World's Largest Integrative One-Stop Wellness Centre MaloClinicSPA Opens at The Venetian(R) Macao-Resort-Hotel

...piratory management -- Menopause and empowerment for change -- Pregnancy -- pre natal planning and care -- Men's sexual health through the ageing process -- Heart disease and prevention -- Smoking cessation -- Nutrition and healthy Asian cooking -- Adult and teen obesity A f...
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