Recent news related to aging and gerontology

2016-10-16 | Novel compound to delay ageing identified

Washington Scientists have identified a compound that may delay physical ageing processes and prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. As we live longer and longer, a lot of people are occupied with their state of health and, not least, quality of life in old age. ...

2016-10-15 | ‘Misuse’ of CBIby LG new low,says AAP govt - Times of India

On Friday, after the Delhi cabinet passed a resolution declaring the three-member committee "illegal" and asked the LG to dissolve it, the LG retorted in a statement that the "truth hidden behind the 400-odd files must come out and be brought into public domain". He had set up the committee on August 30 after the Delhi high court gave the LG supremacy in matters related to Delhi government. The committee has been given the powers to examine government files "to establish the extent of malfeasance, if any, that may have been committed" by the government before the August 4 HC order. ...

2016-10-14 | Insignia Senior Living Partners with Georgia State University for Gerontology Research Project

Alpharetta, GA, October 15, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Gardens of Roswell, an Insignia Senior Living Community located in Alpharetta, GA, has joined forces with Georgia State University's Gerontology Institute to conduct a research project that will find ways to improve quality of life of caregivers and residents through collaborative care partnerships. By learning about resident self-care and about care given by family and friends, assisted living staff and other care workers, GSU's Gerontology Institute will learn how to support caregivers in ways that build collaborative care partnerships and improve resident and caregiver quality of life and also facilitate residents' ability to age in place. ...

2016-10-14 | Anti-Aging Biotechnology Can Save Our Economy

As this is my first contribution, I ought to explain what a macroeconomist with a background in policy studies and finance is doing here in an anti-aging website. The short version is that I was invited by Dr. ...

2016-10-12 | Global Molecular Diagnostics Market to 2016 – 2020 : Focus on Infectious Diseases (HPV/Chlamydia) & Genetic Testing, Increase in Emergence of Infectious Disease, Technical Development, Rising Ageing Population and Escalating Global Healthcare Expendi

Global Molecular Diagnostics Market with Focus on Infectious Diseases (HPV/Chlamydia) & Genetic Testing: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2016-2020) Size and Share Published in 2016-09-26 Available for US$ 800 at Researchmoz.us Diagnosis is the identification of the nature and cause of a certain phenomenon. It involves two different types of testing method: in vivo and in vitro diagnostics. ...

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

A place for visual representations of data: Graphs, charts, maps, etc. DataIsBeautiful is for visualizations that effectively convey information. ...

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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