Recent news related to aging and gerontology

2016-11-19 | Raindrop implant a new cure for aging eyesight

It’s not uncommon for people who wear glasses to be on the lookout for visual freedom. “I forgot my glasses one time and went out to a restaurant and couldn’t read a menu and had to have someone read the menu to me,” said Nancy Fowler. It was a big inconvenience. ...

2016-11-19 | Aging Is The Biggest Issue Facing The Human Race

DALLAS -- Joe Jordan has been in the insurance business for more than 40 years and hasn't lost a bit of passion for helping people. Jordan delivered a session Friday at the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) annual conference in Dallas. ...

2016-11-19 | Big Anti-Aging Benefits of Berries

This superfood has big anti-aging benefits. That’s why we’re sweet on these berry-infused hair and skin products! ...

2016-11-19 | Top cosmetic surgeon reveals the secrets to ageing perfectly

By Sophie Haslett For Daily Mail Australia Published: 15:54 EST, 19 November 2016 | Updated: 15:55 EST, 19 November 2016

2016-11-18 | The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Offers Aesthetic Medicine Session at the 24th Annual World Congress

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine will host a session that focuses on the developing subspecialty of Aesthetic Medicine, at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine at the Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Resort in Las Vegas from December 9 – 11, 2016. This is merely one of the cutting-edge educational opportunities that will be offered throughout the conference. ...

2016-11-18 | Mutation provides new insight into the molecular mechanisms of aging | (e) Science News

A new study identifies the mutation that underlies a rare, inherited accelerated-aging disease and provides key insight into normal human aging. The research, published by Cell Press online May 5 in the American Journal of Human Genetics, highlights the importance of a cellular structure called the "nuclear envelope" in the process of aging. ...

2016-11-18 | Experienced researcher in the field of ageing research and cell-based bioevaluation of Natural Products

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2016-11-16 | This Surprising Habit Could Be Ageing Your Face Quickly - M2woman

Let me start by saying that I personally don’t really think there is anything wrong with ageing, after all it’s a very natural process. However in a world that is becoming increasingly polluted, reliant on processed food and well… lazy, it’s no secret that premature ageing is a very real issue. ...

2016-11-16 | The ultimate guide to anti-ageing: Turn back clock on neck and chin

By Daily Mail Reporters Published: 19:59 EST, 15 November 2016 | Updated: 19:59 EST, 15 November 2016

2016-11-15 | Embracing Aging: Winner in A Name for the Ages

Old as dirt or vintage like a great wine? 4 p.m. dinners and senior moments or redefining senioritis? Respect your elders or ancient and elderly? ...

2016-11-15 | Are you worried about our ageing population? Share your thoughts

The global population is ageing fast. The global population of over 60s will top 1bn in the next couple of years, and the ratio of pensioners to working age people is changing fast. ...

2016-11-15 | Singapore, Denmark share ideas on tackling ageing population

SINGAPORE: Singapore can benefit from studying Denmark's success in rehabilitation and home care for the elderly while embracing assistive technology, said Senior Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Heng Chee How on Tuesday (Nov 15). This is especially since Singapore is moving away from a model that's strong in acute or short-term care, to improving "step-down care" - community or home-based care - for patients who have been discharged from hospital, said Mr Heng at a dialogue session between the two countries. Singapore and Denmark share similarities in facing a rapidly ageing population. ...

2016-11-14 | Mayo Clinic leads way for anti-aging firm | Miami Herald

The quest for eternal youth never gets old. By extension, companies making progress on developing anti-aging treatments always have been very popular with deep-pocketed investors. ...

2016-11-13 | The art of ageing

He looks every inch the man who would stand up for the power of pink. No wonder the director of hugely acclaimed PINK, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, begins from personal anecdotes and experiences to share how the film being hailed by one and all was born. ...

2016-11-10 | Charlize Theron: 'I don't care about ageing'

The Monster star accepts not everyone is as fortunate as she is, but she is booking more roles than she did when she was younger - and insists the rules are changing for good actresses. "The time has come for women to realise that the way we look outside is not the most important thing and it's not true we are worth less when we age," she tells Vanity Fair Italy. ...

2016-11-10 | Ageing population not good for most sorts of retail - DutchNews.nl

The Dutch population is ageing and this will have an impact on non-food retailers, reports broadcaster NOS. According to a report published by research bureau Q&A, the number of over 65s will go up from 18% to 24% in 2030. This group simply doesn’t buy as much, the researchers say. ‘Moreover, they most likely already own certain products and don’t tend to replace them that quickly,’ Q&A research director John Terra said. ...

2016-11-10 | “Junk” Science: One Scientist's Quest To Understand Cellular Housekeeping and Its Influence on Aging and Age-Related Diseases | Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Junk” Science: One Scientist's Quest To Understand Cellular Housekeeping and Its Influence on Aging and Age-Related Diseases While growing up in Spain, Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., often heard her mother say, “In a clean house, everything works better.” Young Ana Maria didn’t make much of it at the time, but this sage advice would become the guiding principle of her scientific career. Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D.Dr. ...

2016-11-10 | Animal Science Professor Identifies Gut Microbiota Signatures of Healthy Aging

"There have been a lot of genetics studies that have tried to understand what in genetics makes people live longer and healthier," says Jiangchao Zhao of the Department of Animal Science at the University of Arkansas, "but not much progress has been made in that field." However, the recent surge of interest in the human gut microbiome in the scientific community has opened some historically locked doors. ...

2016-11-09 | SAPVoice: Can Artificial Intelligence Address The Challenges Of An Aging Population?

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2016-11-08 | Aging Bonobos Become Farsighted, Just Like Humans

Bonobos have a decidedly low-tech solution to farsightedness, scientists have found. Rather than donning glasses to bring objects that are near into sharper focus, aging bonobos just adjust their position, particularly when grooming their hairy pals. Researchers noted that when older bonobos groomed their neighbors, they sat back and extended their arms farther than younger bonobos did — and they stretched their arms even more over time. ...

2016-11-08 | The 5 Best Anti-Aging Serums Our Editors Swear By

"Lately, I’ve been loving Sunday Riley’s Luna face oil. I like using retinol on my skin, as it simultaneously combats breakouts and caters to the Dorian Grey-esque attitude I take toward preventing signs of aging. ...

2016-11-08 | Cabinet gives nod to ageing society measures

The cabinet on Tuesday endorsed four new measures to help the elderly get jobs, find residences and earn regular incomes. Kobsak Pootrakool, a vice minister at the Prime Minister's Office, said after the cabinet meeting that the first measure was a tax incentive for operators who employed people aged 60 or more. ...

2016-11-08 | New anti-ageing pill can postpone onset of wrinkles and crow's feet

Researchers have found that an anti-ageing pill that can postpone the onset of wrinkles and crow's feet could be developed soon. It was found that the end of chromosomes contains a protective bit of DNA called telomeres, which shortens every time a cell divides. ...

2016-11-07 | Eucerin Introduces New Anti-aging Range

As we've previously reported, only 10–15% of cutaneous aging is actually driven by genetics or the passage of time, while 85–90% is a direct result of avoidable extrinsic factors. The new Eucerin Elasticity+Filler addresses these issues by leveraging anti-aging active ingredients such as Beiersdorf’s Arctiin, which stimulates collagen production in skin cells, and the antioxidant silymarin, which protects collagen and elastin from degrading. ...

2016-11-06 | FDA approves eye implant for aging boomers - UPI | (e) Science News

HealthDay News An implant that helps the aging eye focus on small print and nearby objects has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! ...