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Obama White House Can Save $3.7 Trillion and Extend Lifespan 29+ Years, Predicts Revolutionary A4M Healthcare Plan

CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M; www.worldhealth.net), the world's largest scientific/medical society dedicated to advancing research and clinical pursuits that enhance the quality, and extend the quantity, of the human lifespan, unveils ...

New Study Shows that Prebiotics, as Used by Jackson GI Medical, Increases Lifespan by 33%

In a revolutionary healthcare finding, a peer-reviewed clinical study published in the British Journal of Nutrition (a Cambridge University Journal), clearly shows that Prebiotics reduce cholesterol and triglycerides, control body weight, and increase lifespan by 33%. (...

Worms Control Lifespan at High Temperatures, UCSF Study Finds

The common research worm, C. elegans, is able to use heat-sensing nerve cells to not only regulate its response to hotter environments, but also to control the pace of its aging as a result of that heat, according to new research at the University of California, San Francisco. ...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces $5 Million Initiative to Enhance Care for Adults with CF - as Lifespan Increases

BETHESDA, Md., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation today announced the launch of a new $5 million initiative to enhance care for the growing adult CF population. The initiative, called the Program for Adult Care Excellence (PACE), will expand the scope of adult c...

Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Lifespan

Major study finds an effect, but critics say meat offers important nutrients MONDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Diets high in red meat and in processed meat shorten life span not just from cancer and heart disease but from Alzheimer's, stomach ulcers and an array of other conditions ...

Herbal extract found to increase lifespan

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 5, 2007 The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant indigenous to the Arctic regions of Europe and Asia increased the lifespan of fruit fly populations, according to a University of California, Irvine study. Flies that ate a diet rich with Rhodiola rosea, an her...

Food Odors Linked With Lifespan in Fruit Flies

Researchers studying fruits flies have made a Startling discovery. The researchers who want to learn why organisms tend to live longer //if their intake of calories is restricted have found that the smell of food can have a negative effect on longevity in the fruit flies. Scientists have known ...

World Bank Reports Fall In Lifespan In sub-Saharan African Region

The World Bank report on disease and mortality in the sub-Saharan African region has found that the life expectancy there has fallen// by an average of almost five years from the early 1980’s. The report, which was launched at the Cape Town Book Fair on Sunday, stated that one in six African ...

Protein Link Between Cancer In Humans And Lifespan Of A Worm Found

It was reported in the journal Science that a team of Californian researchers have claimed that a protein that can prevent cancer in people also plays an important role in making microscopic worms live longer//. The scientists failed to explain the logic behind the statistical equation, the longer ...

Males Lifespan Shortened By Elevated Levels Of Testosterone

According to a new research, men who have elevated levels of testosterone may be successful as far as progeny is concerned but may lead shorter lives// when compared with men who secrete normal level of the hormone. According to foodconsumer.org, comparative studies have studied testosterone ...

Certain Vitamins may Have Adverse Effects on Human Lifespan

Taking vitamin supplements may no longer be a mantra to stay fit. New research suggests that certain vitamins can have adverse effects// on human lifespan. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen reviewed more than 815 clinical trials into the benefits of commonly used vitamin supplements...

Nobel Prize and Lifespan

A study by two economists finds that, winning a Nobel Prize adds almost two years to a person’s lifespan and it is not due to the cash that accompanies the award.// Professor Andrew Oswald, an economist at the University of Warwick, and Matthew Rablen conducted a study on the effect of status...

Social Status may Affect Lifespan

Social status may impact on longevity, say researchers who studied winners and nominees of the Nobel Prize. Previous research has found a link between status and health in monkeys, but it has been difficult to investigate// the link in human beings because status often brings more wealth, whic...

Friendship can extend lifespan

More than family bonds, its friendship that can keep people have a long life//. An Australian research study have pointed out that the benefits of having friends do affect the health and emotional well being of people so much so that life expectancy can get significantly increased. The r...

Eye Disorders, A Predictor Of A Shorter Lifespan

People with age-related eye problems, such as age-related macular degeneration and cataracts may not live as long as those without them, // says a new study. A cataract involves the lens of the eye becoming cloudy and can cause partial blindness. In a study of 4,753 people aged 55 to 81, people ...

Obesity shortens lifespan

According to a research obese heart patients live on average four years less than their slim counterparts.Being seriously overweight also hastens the onset of heart disease by an average of seven years compared to people who stay slim. It has long been known that obesity is linked to heart di...

CVS Caremark and Inverness Medical Innovations Launch Strategic Alliance to Provide Enhanced Health Management Services to Clients

...lth management services available from a single provider in the industry. Alere services provide health interventions that are designed for the entire lifespan from pre-cradle (high-risk pregnancy and NICU management) to end-of-life care (complex care) as well as the continuum of health from wellness (health ...

The San Francisco SPCA Launches Online Guide for Summer Pet Health & Safety

...h. 6. Consult with your veterinarian regarding flea & tick prevention options. Warmer temperatures and dry conditions are perfect for the lifespan of parasites. Heartworm, a very serious and possibly fatal disease, is transmitted by the mosquito. If not on year-round preventative medication, be s...

Nanoparticle-delivered 'Suicide' Genes Slowed Ovarian Tumor Growth

...d to grow at all, while all control tumors increased in size. Administration of nanoparticles to three different ovarian cancer mouse models prolonged lifespan by nearly four weeks and suppressed tumor growth more effectively, and with minimal non-specific cytotoxicity, than in mice treated with clinically re...

URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases

...apeutics." The NIH funds will enable De Groot and URI colleagues Thomas Mather and Lenny Moise to collaborate with Steve Moss and Steve Gregory of lifespan and Bill Martin of EpiVax to develop vaccines that will address emerging infectious diseases such as Heptatitis C, Helicobacter pylori and engineered ...

Alere Wins Awards for Participant Engagement Programs

...lth management services available from a single provider in the industry. Alere services provide health interventions that are designed for the entire lifespan from pre-cradle (high-risk pregnancy and NICU management) to end-of-life care (complex care) as well as the continuum of health from wellness (health ...

Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines

...a news conference attended by top U.S. public health officials and other medical experts. All underscored the importance of vaccination throughout the lifespan of an individual, not just in childhood. Experts say that overall lack of awareness and knowledge among adults runs parallel to lower vaccina...

LifeSpan Treadmill Awarded BEST TREADMILL by Health Magazine

...uly 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Magazine awarded the lifespan TR4000i treadmill Best Treadmill for its innovat... fitness management account to track progress. The lifespan TR4000i treadmill, made by PCE Health and Fitness,...The TR4000i treadmill includes a membership in the lifespan Fitness Club, an exclusive online health and fitne...

Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. "We found that all the offspring of a single cell died at the same cell division; their lifespan is programmed from that very first cell," Professor Hodgkin said. "We also observed that cell 'siblings' took a similar amount of time to die. This te...

New SAFC Hitech(R) Product Roadmap Plots Route for Future Generation Semiconductor Materials

...ductors on a per unit process basis extended across multiple technology nodes," continued Irvine. "What we are experiencing now is a shortening of the lifespan of materials used across node generations as progress in the development of next generation devices demands integration of new materials to meet perfo...

New HHS HRSA Grant Will Fund Development of an Electronic Genetic and Family History Record for Doctors' Offices

...end a woman to a genetic specialist. The tool also will encourage health care providers to update and use family history data throughout the lifespan of any female patient. The long-term goal is for the family history information to be combined with the patient's other medical information into an el...

Poll of Business Executives Shows Most Companies Not Aware of True Costs of Healthcare

...lth management services available from a single provider in the industry. Alere services provide health interventions that are designed for the entire lifespan from pre-cradle (high-risk pregnancy and NICU management) to end-of-life care (complex care) as well as the continuum of health from wellness (health ...

Local Heart Doctors First in Nation to Announce Active Investigation of Red Wine (Resveratrol) Pills, Issue Consumer Precautions

... known as a survival gene. The current idea is to develop pills that will mimic the effects of a calorie-restricted diet, which is known to double the lifespan of all living organisms. Doctors at the Advanced Cardiology Institute have chosen to dispense red wine pills directly to patients to better moni...

Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life

... best evidence yet that fewer daily calories boost lifespan THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- A...ies, the link between restricted eating and longer lifespan has been far from proven. "The idea that dietary restriction extends lifespan in all species is not true. Many strains of rats a...

Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys

...overall animal health, Weindruch notes, the restricted diet leads to longer lifespan and improved quality of life in old age. "There is a major effect of calori...jects is under way, conclusive evidence of the effects of the diet on human lifespan and disease may never be known. ...

New strategies to improve treatment and ultimately prevent heart failure in children

...ous and sometimes fatal condition, the societal issues and health-care costs of heart failure, are more significant in young patients given the longer lifespan of children. Growth of the heart during development is characterized by the differentiation and proliferation of beating cardiac muscle cells. Afte...

New Report Emphasizes Critical Role of Including Early and Preventative Care for Women in Health Care Reform

... COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR WOMEN OVER THEIR lifespan COULD EASE SKYROCKETING COST OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES ...th preventive and primary care services over their lifespan can ultimately yield large cost savings while grea...uctive years can improve women's health across the lifespan and reduce the burden of disease later in life," s...

Wistar Institute team finds key target of aging regulator

...isrupted histone organization at telomeres. Deacetylation of H4K16 by Sir2 and consequent telomere stability play a major role in maintaining long lifespan in yeast. Since sirtuins deacetylate many different proteins, these results clarify a key role of Sir2 protein in control of lifespan. "Some modif...

Alere Introduces Industry's First 12-month Unlimited Health Coaching Program

... management services available from a single provider in the industry. Alere(R) services provide health interventions that are designed for the entire lifespan from pre-cradle (high-risk pregnancy and NICU management) to end-of-life care (complex care) as well as the continuum of health from wellness (health ...

New Ad Campaign Asks D.C. Commuters 'Who's Hogging Our Antibiotics?'

...me critically important drugs -- like tetracycline, erythromycin and ciproflaxin -- are fed in low doses to large herds or flocks daily, often for the lifespan of the animal. This creates ideal conditions for the breeding of new and dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Here are the facts: ...

Alere Executives Present National Health Improvement Strategy to Congressional and Industry Leaders

... management services available from a single provider in the industry. Alere(R) services provide health interventions that are designed for the entire lifespan from pre-cradle (high-risk pregnancy and NICU management) to end-of-life care (complex care) as well as the continuum of health from wellness (health ...

Poor attention in kindergarten predicts lower high school test scores, UC Davis researchers find

...ndergarten and the end of high school that affect scholastic performance. "If we are going to make a difference in children's lives we need a whole lifespan perspective," Breslau said. ...

Key protein may explain the anti-aging and anti-cancer benefits of dietary restriction

...inflammation is involved in a pathway that extends lifespan by dietary restriction. The finding, which appears...on is one of the most robust methods for extending lifespan and delaying age-related disease among various spe...n how dietary restriction slows cancer and extends lifespan have been largely unknown. "This study gets us clo...

LA BioMed Vice President named champion of immunization

...ons have been instrumental in bringing diverse partners together to collaboratively implement strategies that have improved coverage levels across the lifespan for diverse and underserved communities in South LA." A long-standing board member of the California Coalition for Childhood Immunization (C3I), Mr...

New Longevinex Advantage(R) Designed for Americans Who Want to Live Longer and Look Younger

...nce and function, says Bill Sardi, spokesperson for Longevinex(R). The lifespan of humans will still be shortened if connective tissue - the extracellular ...their lives another 20 to 30 healthy years. Biologists now say the 120-year lifespan may soon become the norm. Longevinex(R) has also been shown to reduce ...
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