Recent news related to aging and gerontology

2016-11-05 | Aging MDs prompt call for competency tests at AMA meeting - AP Health | (e) Science News

Aging MDs prompt call for competency tests at AMA meeting - AP Health | (e) Science News CHICAGO (AP) -- With one out of four U.S. doctors older than 65, the American Medical Association adopted a plan Monday to help decide when it's time for aging senior physicians to hang up the stethoscope.... Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free! ...

2016-11-05 | POPULATION: Developing Countries Must Focus on 'Positive Ageing'

The success of the global fight to eradicate poverty is largely contingent on welfare policies related to swiftly ageing populations, particularly in the developing world where a majority of old people live below the poverty line, say experts. A combination of social, economic and demographic factors has led to the neglect of the elderly, thus making this 'one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.' In particular, these changes have characterised the lifetime of the current generation of elderly - which are in turn impacting the relations of the elderly with their children, relatives and communities. ...

2016-11-05 | Scientists make anti-ageing breakthrough

A study, published online in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, has found that the activity of mitochondrial complex II significantly decreases in older skin. This discovery brings experts a step closer to developing powerful anti-ageing treatments and cosmetic products which may be tailored to counteract the decline in the enzyme’s activity levels. ...

2016-11-05 | 41mil population by 2040 in ageing Malaysia

Median age will rise to 38 years, bumiputeras will form 72% of the population, says Statistics Department. PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is expected to be categorised as an ageing nation in 2020, when people aged 65 and above will comprise 7.2 per cent of the population. ...

2016-11-05 | Yoga for anti-aging

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2016-11-05 | EPA: Spend billions to upgrade aging water systems

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency says nearly $400 billion in infrastructure spending is needed over the next two decades to ensure that Americans continue to have safe drinking water. The agency says that thousands of miles of pipes and tens of thousands of treatment plants, storage tanks and water distribution systems are due for upgrades by 2030 at an estimated cost of $384 billion.

2016-11-05 | Octogenarian model reshapes China’s views on aging

BEIJING—Gym-toned figure, check. Cool dance moves, double check. ...

2016-11-04 | Genes or exercise: Can you save your face from ageing?

Whether you choose to accept it or not: ageing is a part of life. Annoyingly, some people age better than others and nobody really knows why. ...

2016-11-04 | Analysis: Planning needed to deal with ageing population

With the proportion of over-65s in the population set to double in less than 30 years, Ireland has some serious thinking to do in terms of planning for this imminent demographic turnaround. Some good work is under way, particularly in research units at third level, but the challenges an ageing population will pose have yet to engage the wider society. ...

2016-11-04 | Dermatologist Matthew Green Shares Some Tips to Prevent Aging Skin!

The biggest thing is to use sunscreen! A shot glass amount of sunscreen should be applied to any exposed skin on your face and body. ...

2016-11-04 | New Science of Aging

Read More: Dna, Cells, Telomere Length, Telomeres Aging, Longevity, Telomere Test, New Science of Aging, Telomeres, University-of-Glasgow, Fifty News What if your doctor could tell you how long your life would be -- while you were still young? That's the possibility offered by a study released this ... Read More: Washington State University, Dental Materials, Health Post50, New Science of Aging, Susmita Bose, 3D Printer, National Institutes of Health, Fifty News A 3D printer is being used to create new, bone-like material capable of supporting bone growth that rresearchers at Washington State University say co... Read More: Medical-Screening, Longevity, Walking, Cancer-Screening-Tests, Health, Mortality, Health Post50, New Science of Aging, Seniors, Fifty News Want to predict your longevity? ...

2016-11-04 | Aging chimps may be returned to medical research

For almost 200 former medical research chimpanzees living at the Alamogordo Primate Facility in New Mexico, the past decade has been free of the biomedical tests that plagued their earlier years. But as the New York Times reports, the National Institutes of Health have petitioned to use the chimps once more for medical research. ...

2016-11-04 | Scientists produce clearest-ever images of enzyme that plays key roles in aging, cancer - Science Daily | (e) Science News

Scientists produce clearest-ever images of enzyme that plays key roles in aging, cancer - Science Daily | (e) Science News The telomerase enzyme is known to play a significant role in aging and most cancers. Scientists have discovered several major new insights about this enzyme and they are now able to see the complex enzyme's sub-units in much sharper resolution than ever before. ...

2016-11-04 | An 80-Year-Old Model Reshapes China's Views on Aging


2016-11-04 | Overwhelmed: How to help care for aging parents

People in their 40s or 50s are known as the “sandwich generation” because they often have the responsibilities of providing care to the generations before and after them. According to the Pew Research Center, nearly half of all adults in the sandwich generation are caring for not only their children, but their aging parents as well. ...

2016-11-03 | Make your own anti-ageing rose face oil

This month's One Good Thing - from the #360me section of the magazine - comes from Karin Berndl and Nici Hofer, writers of All Natural Beauty. We buy our food in supermarkets and our remedies in pharmacies, yet our plant world bestows on us an array of natural foods, herbs and flowers, which can be used both internally and externally in ways that are healing for the body and spirit. Natural ingredients are absorbed easily by our bodies. ...

2016-11-03 | Sinosphere: The 80-Year-Old Runway Model Reshaping China’s Views on Aging - NY Times Health | (e) Science News

Sinosphere: The 80-Year-Old Runway Model Reshaping China’s Views on Aging - NY Times Health | (e) Science News Wang Deshun, known as China’s hottest grandpa, is being venerated in the country as an example of how to grow old without fading away. Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! ...

2016-11-03 | Overwhelmed: How to care for aging parents

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2016-11-02 | Robbie Williams loves having botox and fillers to stop ageing

Robbie Williams turned to Botox and fillers after he was trolled online, and he loves it. The former Take That star turns back the time with his treatments that help him look younger, as he admits that his mental health could be seen on his face. ...

2016-11-02 | Anti-Aging Clinic Opening in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Anti-Aging Solutions is an anti-aging clinic that has recently opened in the LA area. Already highly-acclaimed as a clinic that specializes in TRT and HGH injections, the clinic has become a favorite for individuals in the LA area seeking professional medical anti-aging intervention. ...

2016-11-02 | Overwhelmed Week: How to take care of aging parents


2016-11-02 | Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Market : North America dominates the global market due to large number of aging people, 2020 |

Tissue Engineering is a process involving in-vitro development of tissues or organs. It is done to replace or support the function of defective or injured body part. ...

2016-11-01 | From genes to exercise, what is REALLY causing ageing - and how can you SAVE your face?

Ageing is linked to many factors - but how many of these are preventative? There are a range of reasons for this, and a new programme on Channel 4, Your Face Says It All, endeavoured to discover why. ...

2016-11-01 | Entering the era of Anti-aging medicine

Chris Patil gave an Ignite talk at the 20th Anniversary Summit of the Long Now Foundation. The talks were intended to convey the broad interests of the membership of this organization, which is devoted to long-term, planetary-level thinking. ...

2016-11-01 | How the Ageing Population Contributes to UK Economic Activity: A Microsimulation Analysis - Lawson - 2016 - Scottish Journal of Political Economy - Wiley Online Library

How the Ageing Population Contributes to UK Economic Activity: A Microsimulation Analysis - Lawson - 2016 - Scottish Journal of Political Economy - Wiley Online Library By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in About Cookies Previous article in issue: Business Cycle Accounting for Peripheral European Economies Previous article in issue: Business Cycle Accounting for Peripheral European Economies Next article in issue: Inflation convergence in Central and Eastern Europe vs. the Eurozone: Non-linearities and long memory Next article in issue: Inflation convergence in Central and Eastern Europe vs. the Eurozone: Non-linearities and long memory In the United Kingdom, as in several other countries, increasing life expectancy is leading to a shift in the age distribution of the population. Meanwhile, at the level of individuals, spending patterns change as people age. ...