Recent news related to aging and gerontology

2016-10-12 | Ageing trends go global - Population Growth Rates for Selected Countries • /r/dataisbeautiful

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2016-10-12 | Research finds that ultrasound slows brain ageing

Treatment with scanning ultrasound has already been proven to reverse Alzheimer's disease in mice, and now it appears it could also slow down ageing in healthy brains, according to University of Queensland research. The research is the latest work from Professor Jürgen Götz's lab in the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research at the Queensland Brain Institute. ...

2016-10-12 | Scientists accidentally stumble on possible way to slow brains ageing process

Posted October 12, 2016 13:35:57 In an accidental discovery, researchers appear to have slowed the aging process in the brains of laboratory mice, using ultrasounds or sound wave therapy. Dr Robert Hatch, from the University of Queensland, said scientists had used the technique to stop the normal reduction in the structure of brain cells in the hippocampus — an important area for learning and memory — and were now envisioning a future where people could get their brains tuned up like a car. ...

2016-10-12 | The Perfect Pout with Institute of Anti-Aging Medicine

The Institute of Anti-Aging Medicine stops by Great Day to show us the latest and greatest procedures in perfectly pouty lips, and more!

2016-10-11 | Have scientists found the anti-ageing secret to 'eternal youth'?

Washington DC: Scientists claimed to have discovered a key protein that has a a crucial role in the ageing process. They say the breakthrough protein discovery could slow down or even stop the ageing process. ...

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. ...