Recent news related to aging and gerontology

2016-10-11 | FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH? Anti-ageing BREAKTHROUGH as scientists discover key protein

A recently discovered protein known as carbonic anhydrase could hold the key to developing medicines for degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. It can also slow the cells ageing process down in what is being heralded as a breakthrough in remaining forever-young. ...

2016-10-11 | Cell protein can help resist ageing: study

Washington: A protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the effects of aging, a recent study revealed. The discovery could offer new target for drugs that may help to slow the debilitating effects of aging on our bodies. ...

2016-10-11 | There’s An Anti-Aging Pill For Dogs Now | Culture | Geek.com

Good news, everyone! Well, everyone’s dogs, anyway. ...

2016-10-10 | Scientists discover how to 'slow down or stop the ageing process'

By Kate Pickles For Mailonline Published: 04:10 EST, 10 October 2016 | Updated: 04:10 EST, 10 October 2016

2016-10-10 | Breakthrough as scientists discover how to slow down the ageing process - raising hopes of drug treatments

A BREAKTHROUGH by British scientists could slow down or even stop the ageing process, it has been revealed. Boffins at Nottingham University have found a specific protein inside a certain part of cells which seems to be the cause of ageing. ...

2016-10-10 | China faces ageing challenge

Each day, more than 1,370 seniors (aged beyond 60) cannot find their way back home in China, according to the latest China White Paper on the Lost Elderly. The report was jointly issued on Sunday by the Zhongmin Social Assistance Institute, a non-government organization committed to theoretical studies on social welfare, and Toutiao.com, a popular online content aggregator. ...

2016-10-10 | Demographic ageing on agenda of international seminar in Minsk

MINSK, 10 October (BelTA) – An international seminar on demographic ageing is scheduled to take place in Minsk on 10-12 October. Belarusian specialists and foreign experts are taking part in the event, BelTA learned from representatives of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) in Belarus. ...

2016-10-10 | Anti-aging candidate nicotinamide riboside gets first human trial - Science Blog | (e) Science News

In the first controlled clinical trial of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a newly discovered form of Vitamin B3, researchers have shown that the compound is safe for humans and increases levels of a cell metabolite that is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage. Studies in mice have shown that boosting […] Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! ...

2016-10-10 | Anti-aging candidate nicotinamide riboside gets first human trial - ScienceBlog.com

In the first controlled clinical trial of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a newly discovered form of Vitamin B3, researchers have shown that the compound is safe for humans and increases levels of a cell metabolite that is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage. Studies in mice have shown that boosting the levels of this cell metabolite–known as NAD+–can produce multiple health benefits, including resistance to weight gain, improved control of blood sugar and cholesterol, reduced nerve damage, and longer lifespan. ...


2016-10-09 | AFPPD to help Malaysia prepare for ageing population

IPOH: The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) is the ideal platform for the country to prepare for its ageing population by 2030. AFPPD president Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah said the forum would allow member countries to share ideas and experience on legal intervention to face ageing issues. ...

2016-10-09 | The Best Anti-Aging Products to Ease your Skin into the Cold

Dr. Gross Hyaluronic Marine Hydrating Modeling Mask ($46 for four packs, drdennisgross.com) Chemistry class fans will love mixing the hyaluronic cushion gel with its activating powder to create this bright blue mask, but even chemistry drop-outs will marvel at how soft, dewy and plump their skin feels afterwards. ...

2016-10-07 | Glad to be grey: taking a model approach to ageing

When it comes to ageing for many people there is a constant quest to either stave it off or simply mask it completely. From hair dye and anti-ageing creams to cosmetic surgery and more, the pressure on women to deny the passage of time is immense. ...

2016-10-06 | Anti-aging Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 - 2019

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT DESCRIPTION Anti-ageing products, services and devices market is a rapidly emerging high growth market. The market is expected to register significant growth over the next few years. ...

2016-09-28 | Scientists think they may have pinpointed the protein that controls ageing

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2016-09-15 | Dave Asprey Announced as Final Keynote Speaker at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine's 24th Annual World Congress

BOCA RATON, FL --(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine today announced that Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof and author of New York Times bestseller "The Bulletproof Diet," has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine at the Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Resort in Las Vegas from December 9 - 11, 2016. He joins an outstanding lineup of keynote speakers that include David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM; David Ludwig, MD, PhD; David Agus, MD and Michael Greger, MD. "Dave Asprey represents an incredible addition to this year's conference," said CEO of the Tarsus Medical Group, Doreen Brown. ...

2016-08-17 | The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Adds David Perlmutter, MD to Impressive List of Keynote Presenters for the 24th Annual World Congress

BOCA RATON, FL --(Marketwired - August 17, 2016) - One of the world's leading natural medicine Neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM will join David Ludwig, MD, PhD; David Agus, MD; and Michael Greger, MD as a featured keynote speaker at A4M's 24th Annual Winter World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine in Las Vegas NV on December 9-11, 2016 at the Venetian/Palazzo/Sands Resort. Dr. ...

2016-07-26 | This Embryonic Gene May Help Fight Ageing

The fountain of youth may reside in an embryonic stem cell gene named Nanog, suggests new research that may lead to treatments for conditions due to reduced bone strength, Alzheimer's and other age-related disorders. Don't Miss: Best Amazon Black Friday 2016 Deals In a series of experiments at the University at Buffalo in New York, the gene kicked into action dormant cellular processes that are key to preventing weak bones, clogged arteries and other telltale signs of growing old. ...

2016-07-24 | Increasing Sports Injuries and Ageing Population to Boost Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market to USD 12.7 Billion by 2020 - iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc.

Maryland Heights, MO, July 25, 2016 --(PR.com)-- According to a new market research report published by iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc., Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Market – Global Surgical Procedures Analysis and Forecast 2013-2020, the global orthopedic soft tissue repair market is estimated to reach USD 12.7 Billion in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2016 to 2020. The most common soft tissues, most often injured during sports and exercise activities include muscles, tendons, and ligaments. ...

2016-07-22 | Anti-aging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Size, Forecast 2019

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/22/2016 -- The rising demand of the consumers for safe, natural, and effective solutions to fight the signs of aging has resulted in the exponential growth of the global anti-aging market. Diverse products, services, and devices that cater to the evolving needs of the consumers are being introduced on a regular basis, which explains the rapid progress the anti-aging market has been making. ...

2016-07-21 | Is ageing in India an unhappy affair?

Basically, ageing is more of a social construct than a biological stage, and interestingly enough, the definition of being old increases by age. While the age group of 25-29 consider people within 50-56 as seniors, those above 60 think 70 is the age when one actually becomes old. ...

2016-07-08 | Ageing trends go global - SWI swissinfo.ch

The ageing population is increasing at an unprecedented rate. If the phenomenon only affected developed economies in the past, now it has a worldwide effect. ...

2016-06-27 | Hepatic NAD+ deficiency as a therapeutic target for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in ageing - Zhou - 2016 - British Journal of Pharmacology - Wiley Online Library

Figure S3 Macrophages isolated from WT and DN-NAMPT mice. (A) Representative images of isolated and cultured primary macrophages from WT and DN-NAMPT mice. (B) Endogenous NAMPT detection using a specific antibody against full-length NAMPT. *P < 0.05 by Student's t-test. n = 6 for each group. (C) Intracellular NAD+ levels in macrophages isolated from WT and DN-NAMPT mice. *P < 0.05 by Student's t-test. n = 6 for each group. (D) Determination of TNF- α and IL-6 release from macrophages isolated from WT and DN-NAMPT mice. *P < 0.05 by Student's t-test. n = 6 for each group. NS, no significance. ...

2016-06-20 | Black & Veatch: Aging Water Systems, Value Perceptions Strain Industry

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aging water infrastructure, inadequate capital and the public’s perception of the cost of water for delivery, collection and treatment are creating a crisis for many providers across the United States, according to Black & Veatch’s 2016 Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report. The fifth annual report, based on survey responses from more than 350 industry participants, offers insights and analysis of the key issues facing water service providers across the United States and international markets. ...

2016-06-03 | Supplement May Prevent Reverse Damage To Aging Brain McMaster University Research Suggests

A dietary supplement containing a blend of thirty vitamins and minerals—all natural ingredients widely available in health food stores—has shown remarkable anti-aging properties that can prevent and even reverse massive brain cell loss, according to new research from McMaster University. It’s a mixture scientists believe could someday slow the progress of catastrophic neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s. “The findings are dramatic,” says Jennifer Lemon, research associate in the Department of Biology and a lead author of the study. “Our hope is that this supplement could offset some very serious illnesses and ultimately improve quality of life.” The formula, which contains common ingredients such as vitamins B, C and D, folic acid, green tea extract, cod liver oil and other nutraceuticals, was first designed by scientists in McMaster’s Department of Biology in 2000. ...