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Stanford Center on Longevity Releases New Findings About Voter Attitudes on Health Care Reform

Voters willing to engage in discussion about trade-offs STANFORD, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans want answers to tough questions about the trade-offs involved in health care reform, according to new data released today by the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL). The f...

KLRI Releases 3rd Annual Report On Year's Top Longevity Research Findings

Vitamin D Deficiency Particularly Concerning in Older Americans WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) released its third annual report on top longevity research findings over the last year. Link to the report here: http://www...

Unique Group of 90-Year-Olds Share Top Ten Longevity Tips

Residents at the Renowned Los Angeles Jewish Home are in it for the Long Haul and Share Their Secrets for Hopefully Reaching 100 RESEDA, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Los Angeles Jewish Home, one of the largest groups of 90-year-olds living together under one roof in the U.S. all a...

AIM Pharmakon Introduced Next Generation of Health and Longevity Products with a Unique Premium Quality Natural Liquid Calcium & Mineral Supplement Concentrate

AIM Pharmakon introduced next generation of health and longevity products with a unique premium quality natural liquid calcium & mineral supplement concentrate. AimCa++DONAN is ideal for the market segments of athletes, women in pre and post-menopausal phases, baby-boomers, and seniors need...

One Simple Step to Obtain Health, Happiness, and Longevity in 2009

BOSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today its call to action for anyone looking to live a happier, healthier, longer life - invest in yourself; join a health club. "Exercise is one of the best medic...

Resveratrol found to improve health, but not longevity in aging mice on standard diet

Scientists have found that the compound resveratrol slows age-related deterioration and functional decline of mice on a standard diet, but does not increase longevity when started at middle age. This study, conducted and supported in part by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the Natio...

New KLRI Reports Shows Longevity Science Moving Beyond Studying the Obvious to the 'Downward Spiral' Paradigm in the Aging Process

Slowing down the interrelated effects of biomarkers most promising way to help older adults live long, vigorous lives PHOENIX, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kronos Longevity Research Institute (KLRI) has released the 2008 State of the Science, which examines "the vicious triad" of t...

Disability Stronger Predictor of Longevity Than Disease Is

Centenarian study also found men who lived past 100 were healthier than female peers MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Among Americans living to the ripe old age of 100 and counting, it is the ability to delay the onset of disability, and not the onset of disease, that seems to se...

The Well Life Center in Mesa Continues 'The 10 Healing Secrets to Health & Longevity Lecture'. Proceeds Benefit The Arizona Special Olympics

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Well Life Center in Mesa, Arizona, a leader in adult and children's wellness and healthcare education, announces the continuation of its "10 Healing Secrets to Health & Longevity Workshop" on Tuesday October 23rd. Donations benefit The Arizona Special O...

The Well Life Center in Mesa Unveils 'The 10 Healing Secrets to Health & Longevity Lecture'. Proceeds Benefit The Arizona Special Olympics

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Well Life Center in Mesa, Arizona, a leader in adult and children's wellness and healthcare education, announces the launch of its "10 Healing Secrets to Health & Longevity Workshop" on Tuesday October 9th. Donations benefit The Arizona Special Olympics....

VAP(R) Cholesterol Test Highlighted in Groundbreaking Book on Longevity

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The VAP(R) Cholesterol Test recently gained the honor of being a component in one of nine steps to a longer life. TRANSCEND: Nine Steps to Living Well Forever (Rodale, 2009) by anti-aging authority Terry Grossman, M.D., and world-renowned futurist Ray...

Operation for aneurysm yields nearly normal longevity

Preventive operations are being used more and more often to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms. Even though the operation is now being offered to ever older and sicker patients, the long-term survival of those who have had the operation has improved over the last two decades. This is shown in a majo...

Study Links Sugar Production in Yeast Cells to Longevity

Conservation of glucose for survival may apply to humans as well, researchers say FRIDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- The process by which yeast cells produce glucose may affect how long the cells -- and perhaps humans -- live, a new study has found. The researchers found that th...

The International Health and Fitness Symposium Releases The People's Guide to Health, Happiness and Longevity

The International Health and Fitness Symposium (IHFS) has assembled a tour de force of world-renowned physicians, best-selling authors and life change experts to create The People's Guide to Health, Happiness and Longevity. The International Health and Fitness Symposium brought together twel...

Fitness a Key Element in Determining Male Diabetic's Longevity

7-year study found staying in good shape more important than weight SUNDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a man with type 2 diabetes, how long you live may be determined more by how physically fit you are than by how much you weigh. A new study expected to be presented in...

Rare Gene Mutation Plays Role in Longevity

Study found it restricts growth factor, leads to shorter stature but longer life TUESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) -- A rare gene mutation that restricts a particular growth factor may be one of the keys to living to 100 and beyond, a new study suggests. This mutation, which seems t...

Small Lifestyle Changes Can Boost Longevity

Not smoking, exercising, moderate drinking, eating veggies could add 14 years, study says TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- People with four healthy lifestyle behaviors -- not smoking, physical activity, moderate alcohol consumption, and eating five servings of fruit or vegetables a...

Researchers Pinpoint Link Between Caloric Restriction and Longevity

When under stress, two genes within mitochondria guard against cell death THURSDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Harvard researchers report they have uncovered a molecular clue that seems to explain why cutting calories might lengthen your life. It turns out that mitochondria guard ...

NIH awards Einstein multimillion dollar grant to extend studies of exceptional longevity

Sept. 17, 2007 -- (BRONX, NY) -- Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has been awarded a grant of more than $9.25 million from the National Institutes of Health to further the medical schools study of centenarians and the biology of aging. Led by Dr. Nir Barzilai, directo...

Regular Sex Increases Longevity in Men

Regular sex really is a good thing at least for men. A new study by researchers at the University of Taiwan has found that regular sex helps men live a long life. Unfortunately for women, this doesnt apply to the fairer sex. The study, led by Dr Huang-Kuang Chen, found that men ha...

Even 6 months or more of hormone therapy treatment does not impact longevity of prostate cancer patients

Prostate cancer patients who receive treatment by way of radiation or surgery with hormone therapy that goes above a 6 month period, does not impact longevity when compared// to patients who have received the treatment for a shorter duration, a recent study has revealed. "Many patients with ...

Women Are One-upping Men in the Longevity Game!

Women were the lesser mortals, with a lower life expectancy, until very recently, when things seem to be changing for the fair-sex. //In 2006 especially, there appears to be a surge in the life expectancy rates of women the world over, so much so that they seem to have beaten men to it! This ...

Important parameters of life: Longevity and quality: both improved by exercise

“The grapes are sour!” is a very famous saying which refers to an attitude when we know something is good but are unable to achieve it and so feign that we are not concerned about it//. The same can be said about exercise! Everybody knows it's good; yet many people still avoid it, forgoing its p...

Genes to Extend Longevity Discovered

Calorie restriction seems to be the key to extend the lifespan of many species through Sir2 gene.// Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Boston and University of California, Davis, screened for genes that could increase yeast lifespan via Sir2 gene. According to the study published today ...

Sensible Diet, Exercise and Weight Control Increases Longevity

A new research has shown just how a sensible diet, exercise and weight control helps people live a longer life. Researchers from Howard Hughes Medical Institute have found that all these factors increase longevity by reducing signalling through a specific pathway in the brain. This...

Common Desert Shrub may Increase Longevity

A study on mice has shown that a synthetic derivative of a common North American desert shrub, creosote, may help boost the odds of living longer. University of Michigan scientist Richard A. Miller says that the compound derived from creosote is called NDGA. While presenting the pr...

Super Fruit Fly may Harbor Hope for Human Longevity

Researchers at USC and Caltech have spectacularly slowed aging in fruit flies with a new technique that shows general promise in pharmaceutical development . In a triumph for pests, scientists have found out how to make the fruit fly live longer. But the development may still have s...

Reasonable Quantities Of Wine May Increase Longevity

Wine if consumed in moderate quantities is expected to aid in longevity of life. This was divulged by the Netherlands study called as the Zutphen Study.// According to this study, a minimal intake of wine is said to lower cardiovascular deaths and increase the life span in middle aged men when ...

Wine, Women And Longevity

A study was conducted on women in their 70's to observe the relationship between alcohol consumption and survival in older women. This study followed nearly 12,000 women in// their 70’s over a 6 year period.The finding reports that moderate alcohol intake (1-2 drinks/day for 3-6 days/week, depend...

Supercentenarian Center to study longevity

The Supercentenarian Research Foundation has been set up in Pittsburgh by a team of scientists to study the people aged more than 110 years. //The aim is to unearth the secrets of their long life and to develop tactics to conquer the aging effects and have an improved quality of life for these peop...

Positive Emotions lead To Life Longevity

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have reported in the Journal Psychological bulletin that having positive emotions and being happy protects from chronic illness and gives better health and long life.// This research study was led by Professor Sheldon Cohen team who found that emotions ha...

HDL - Key to Longevity

Families who live long and healthy lives probably have significantly larger high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles, according to a new study. //Lipoproteins are the particles that carry fat through the blood. Previous studies suggest genetic determinants are h...

Smoking stripes longevity

Scientists have devised that each cigarette cuts on average 12 minutes off the life of a smoker. It is based on the difference in life expectancy between smokers and non-smokers and an estimate of the total number of cigarettes a regular male smoker might consume in a lifetime. The researchers...

Antioxidants used for longevity

A natural antioxdant enzyme called superoxide dismutase (SOD) lacking in mice paves the way towards new treatment for brain degenerative diseases. It is known that oxidative damage plays an important role in brain degeneration of the kind seen in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurological dise...

Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill

...ith Artefill and in one case a mother and daughter, and each and every one has been happy with the results. The product's ease of use, reliability and longevity keep our patients coming back to improve other aspects of their appearance." This simple, in-office procedure takes approximately fifteen minut...

Ozen Engineering Inc. donates human body-modeling software to Clemson

...mson, is working with researchers at Ozen to use the software to develop computer-aided tools for the prediction and assessment of the performance and longevity of various implants, such as hip replacements. "These tools can be used to complement pre-clinical implant evaluation tests so we can determine rea...

American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

...ody, the device used was chosen by his orthopaedic surgeon based on the patient's needs and lifestyle as well as the device's performance. A device's longevity is one of the factors that would be monitored by a national joint registry. A joint registry follows the artificial joint device throughout a recipien...

Red Mango Introduces the First Probiotic Iced Tea July 27

...sRx" books and is the scientific brain behind the growing SuperFoodsRx brand. He is a nationally recognized medical authority on diet, lifestyle and longevity science. In scientific forums around the world, Dr. Pratt has lectured on diet and its relation to chronic disease. He is a senior member of the medic...

Dr. Julian Whitaker Featured on Searchbodydetox.com

...dom, he has led the charge for alternative healing for more than 30 years. Thousands of patients have found a different path to health, well-being and longevity at his clinic, the Whitaker Wellness Institute, since it was founded in 1979. Politically active in the medical and alternative health fields for deca...

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Frank Fechner Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...nce requirements," said Dr. Fechner. "Due to the product's nature, Artefill's effect may last easily five years or longer. However, given the superior longevity of Artefill, we recommend 'meticulous technique and conservative placement of the filler' and routinely prepare our patients for two visits in order t...
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