Tag: United States

Why ping pong just might be the elixir of youth

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Why ping pong just might be the elixir of youth

Table tennis, ping pong, wiff-waff: call it what you will, it’s increasingly popular in the UK, with 2.4 million players. Now there are suggestions it could even help with conditions like dementia. “Let’s put money on it,” he said. My dad was a little reluctant. While his opponent, Ken Leighton, seemed pretty confident in his […]

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AGING AMERICA: Live to 120? Most say no thanks – Yahoo! News

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
AGING AMERICA: Live to 120? Most say no thanks – Yahoo! News

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Ninety birthdays maybe, but not 120: Americans hope to stretch out life expectancy another decade or so, but they’re ambivalent, even skeptical, about a fountain of youth. A new poll by the Pew Research Center explores attitudes about a scientific quest: Creating treatments that one day might slow the aging process […]

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Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff-Time to Start Downsizing

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff-Time to Start Downsizing

  As an occupational therapist providing treatment in the home, I am constantly interacting with people who are facing the daunting task of downsizing. Most are baby boomers or seniors who are either preparing to move to a smaller home (private, assisted living, in with the kids) or want to stay right where they are but […]

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Consumption of Anti Ageing Products Increases Despite Economic Downturn

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Consumption of Anti Ageing Products Increases Despite Economic Downturn

SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap)– A survey by the country’s business lobby revealed Tuesday that more than 80 percent of consumers increased their spending on anti-aging products and services over the past three years despite the prolonged economic slump. The rise in anti-aging products and services consumption was attributable to the fact that most consumers regard […]

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NeoMedigen RezGen5

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
NeoMedigen RezGen5

RezGen5 is a small molecule that could modify sirtuin activity (sirt1 sirt2 sirt6 etc. and repair DNA.  RezGen5 is a natural compound which could activate SIRT1 & may help in the treatment or prevention of Obesity and potentially the decline in heart function & neuronal loss. RezGen5 is defined herein as a small molecule that […]

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Bonkers Japanese anti-ageing products – the alternative to botox?

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bonkers Japanese anti-ageing products – the alternative to botox?

By Kim Hookem-Smith Forget face lifts – all you need is a few minutes with a snazzy new Japanese anti-ageing gadget to reduce wrinkles around your mouth, lift your eyes and banish your jowls.It looks utterly bonkers but The Face Slimming Mouth Exerciser promises the ‘perfect visage’ without resorting to the cosmetic surgeon’s knife – […]

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The Okinawa diet – could it help you live to 100?

| June 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Okinawa diet – could it help you live to 100?

Can you eat your way to a century? I am not referring to test cricketers, I’m talking about the Japanese diet. Or the Sardinian diet. Or the Ikarian diet. Or any one of half a dozen regional, usually traditional, ways of eating that have been credited with keeping an improbable proportion of their populations alive […]

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Doctor is pain medicine ‘visionary’ – CNN.com

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Doctor is pain medicine ‘visionary’ – CNN.com

  Dr. Garret FitzGerald Philadelphia (CNN) — Dr. Garret FitzGerald’s career in medicine almost fell through because of a cockroach. “He’s fearless, he’s passionate, he’s curious, visionary, very, very, collaborative, and most important, he’s very nurturing. In my opinion he’s the real deal,” Kaul said. Beginnings FitzGerald’s spacious office has a full view of the […]

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Food for thought: Berry, berry good – The National

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Food for thought: Berry, berry good – The National

Berries positively affect our health. Laura Holland Not only is the berry family juicy and delicious – making the perfect cooling summer dessert – they are also known for their health benefits, with many clinical studies providing evidence of their healing and medicinal qualities. Berries have anti-ageing effects, can lower blood pressure and give you […]

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