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Explore all the new trends and developments in the world of Anti-aging Medicine and Geriatrics including aspects of Aesthetic Medicine, Endocrine Medicine and also Healthcare trends.
Source: COVID-19-News  Oct 05, 2020  2 months ago
COVID-19 News: A new study led by British researchers from University Of Surrey along with scientist from University of Manchester, Aston University, University of Leicester and the Frimley Health NHS Trust Hospital have found that most individuals infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease are likely to develop dyslipidemia and changes in their sebum lipodomes that ...
Source: Anti-Aging News  Sep 08, 2020  3 months ago
Anti-Aging News: A new study involving a collaboration of Italian researchers from 11 medical universities and institutes and also the Stem Cell Institute At Leuven-Belgium indicates that the hormone, ghrelin, may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss.   The study which involved administering a particular form of ghrelin to older mice saw muscle mass and strength being restor...
Source: Epigenetics  Sep 01, 2020  3 months ago
Epigenetics changes linked to aging was observed in people who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food as they are  likely to exhibit a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to study by researchers from University of Navarra in Spain.   The study found that three or more servings of so-called "ultra-processed food" per day doubled the odds that st...
Source: COVID-19 Antibodies  Jul 08, 2020  5 months ago
COVID-19 Antibodies: Researchers from Tulane University-New Orleans, University of Illinois-Chicago and University of Georgia have created a synthetic antibody that on mouse models demonstrated to neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This could help prevent infection as well as treat COVID-19 in those who already have it.   Typically the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, gains entry into cells...
Source: Alzheimer's disease  Jun 22, 2020  5 months ago
Alzheimer's disease: Japanese researchers from Kyushu University have reported that a dipeptide protein fragment that makes its way into the brain after being ingested can reduce memory degradation in mice treated to simulate Alzheimer's disease.   These dipeptides are derived by breaking apart the proteins in soybeans, the memory-effecting molecule is classified as a dipe...
Source: Cognitive Health  Jun 17, 2020  5 months ago
Cognitive Health: A research led by scientists from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin challenges claims from some international scientific circles, that having high blood levels of folate (folic acid) increases the risk of poor cognition in older adults, especially in those with low levels of vitamin B12.   The research published in the British Journal...
Source: Anti-aging  Jun 16, 2020  5 months ago
Anti-Aging: A new study by anti-aging researchers from the University of California-Berkeley shows that age-reversing effects can be achieved by simply diluting the blood plasma of old mice and transfusing the mixture back to them.   The team found that replacing half of the blood plasma of old mice with a mixture of saline and albumin, where the albumin simply replaces ...
Source: Alzheimer  Jun 08, 2020  6 months ago
Alzheimer: A first study by researchers from University Od Eastern Findland highlights the fact that individuals with Alzheimer’s disease using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users. The study showed that the risk was highest in the beginning of use, but remained on an elevated level even in long-term use. The results were published in the Journal of...
Source: Parkinson's Disease  Jun 05, 2020  6 months ago
Parkinson’s Disease: Medical researchers from McLean Hospital in Massachusetts in collaboration with scientists at Nanyang Technical University, Singapore have identified two molecules naturally produced by the body that stimulate the production of dopamine, the molecule that is in short supply in the brains of patients with Parkinson’s disease.   The researchers say that stimul...
Source : Thailand Medical News   Nov 28, 2019  1 year ago
Mild cognitive impairment or Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND is a condition that affects your memory and may put you at risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia. According to the American Geriatrics Society signs of mild cognitive impairment may include frequently losing things, forgetting to go to events and appointments, and having more trouble coming up with words than other p...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  1 year ago
Microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down according to an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore). Every living organisms, including human beings, coexist with a myriad of microbial species living in and on them, and research conducted over the ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 19, 2019  1 year ago
Medical researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital have found that eating a healthy diet may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss. Using longitudinal data collected in the Nurses' Health Study II Conservation of Hearing Study (CHEARS), researchers examined three-year changes in hearing sensitivities and found that women whose eating patterns more closely adhered to commonly recommen...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 07, 2019  1 year ago
Researchers from the University Of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio have  just-released a study that shows age-related decreases in blood flow to the brain and memory loss can be modified with the drug rapamycin. This new finding holds implications for aging in general and perhaps offers an avenue to prevent Alzheimer's dementia in some people, said research first author Candic...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 02, 2019  1 year ago
For the elderly, being physically active is an important part of overall good health. In fact, experts say that nine percent of all premature deaths are caused by not getting enough physical activity. Physical activity is known to reduce deaths from heart disease, diabetes, chronic lung disease, and mental illness. Medical research collated  by academics from Brazil, analyzed the correlati...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 28, 2019  1 year ago
The human brain’s neural activity, long implicated in disorders ranging from dementia to epilepsy, plays a role in human aging and life span, according to research led by scientists in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School. The new study is based on findings from human brains, mice and worms and suggests that excessive neural activity in the brain is linked to shorter lif...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 09, 2019  1 year ago
A collaborative research between Spain’s Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and The Rockefeller University in New York, have identified a possible treatment for Alzheimer disease. The medical researchers have shown that treatment with the oral anticoagulant dabigatran delays the appearance of Alzheimer disease in animal models and the discovery could pave the way for ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 05, 2019  1 year ago
An ability to master more than one languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia according to recent study. Researchers from the University of Waterloo conducted a study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, to explore the association between multilingualism and dementia risk. The novel research, led by Dr Suzanne Tyas, a public health professor at Waterloo, exam...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 04, 2019  1 year ago
Medical and Healthcare professionals are calling for more actions not just in the UK but also globally as the number of incidences neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson disease are spiraling out of control globally. Neurodegenerative diseases are becoming more common as people live longer, but they are not an inevitable consequence of normal ageing as what most people ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Sep 29, 2019  1 year ago
Thailand Anti-Aging The male menopause is unlike the female menopause where ovulation ends and hormone production plummets during a relatively short period of time. In men, production of testosterone and other hormones declines over a period of many years and the consequences aren't necessarily clear. Andropause is a more apt term for male menopause. It describes age-related changes in male h...
Source :A Thailand Medical News Exclusive  Jul 16, 2019  1 year ago
Researchers at John Hopkins University School Of Medicine have uncovered the cellular pathway as to how the skin under stress due to conditions such as exposure to UV light, or even when exposed to lasers or physical stress such as abrasions or microneedling, regenerates itself. The key players are basically a group of loose RNa molecules known as self-noncoding double stranded RNA (dsRNA).  ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Jul 09, 2019  1 year ago
Despite being around for more than a decade, Intravenous Vitamin Therapy is again coming back as a new wellness or regenerative fad that every celebrity, successful executive or socialite must have. Despite warnings from various medical regulatory boards from around the world about claims that can be made, a lot of greedy doctors and wellness clinics are using discreet modes to market these Vitami...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Jun 25, 2019  1 year ago
Anticholinergic drugs often prescribed by doctors to treat an array of conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bladder conditions, allergies, gastrointestinal disorders and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. They help to contract and relax muscles. They work by blocking acetylcholine, a chemical that transmits signals in the nervous system. Researchers from the University ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Jun 18, 2019  1 year ago
Pomegranate, a fruit famous  for its health benefits, contains phytochemicals called ellagitannins. When ingested, these molecules are converted into a compound called urolithin A (UA) in the human gut. Researchers from the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and also from EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne) found that UA can slow down the mitochondrial aging process. However not ev...
Source: Thailand Medical News  May 20, 2019  2 years ago
In 2005, John Hopkins Medical Institution first published data in numerous medical journals about a new class of drugs known as collagen-crosslink breakers that was supposed to assist in the rejuvenation of arterial capillaries that have been damaged due to aging processes and also by AGEs or  Advanced Glycation Endproducts that are formed as a result of too much glucose in the bloodstream re...
Source: University Of California, Santa Barbara  Mar 31, 2019  2 years ago
Dementia — an umbrella term for various neurodegenerative conditions involving memory loss and other forms of cognitive impairment — is hard to treat because its causes remain unknown. Researchers, however, are making painstaking progress.   Dr. Kenneth Kosik, the Harriman Professor of Neuroscience at the University of California (UC), Santa Barbara recently led a team of exper...
Source: American Academy Of Neurology  Mar 28, 2019  2 years ago
Women who start their period later, go through menopause earlier or have a hysterectomy may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a new study by the American Academy of Neurology. The study found a link between increased risk of dementia and fewer total reproductive years when women are exposed to higher levels of estrogen hormones.   "Since women are 50 percent more...
Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Mar 20, 2019  2 years ago
Noninvasive treatment improves memory and reduces amyloid plaques. By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, MIT neuroscientists have shown that they can improve cognitive and memory impairments similar to those seen in Alzheimer's patients.     This noninvasive treatment, which works by inducing brain waves known as gamma oscillations, also greatly reduced the n...
Source: University of Southern California  Mar 07, 2019  2 years ago
A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say. Researchers emphasize that the study, recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, was in mice, and many mouse discoveries never translate into human treatments. Nevertheless, the findings lend credence to...
Source: University of Luxembourg  Mar 04, 2019  2 years ago
Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have been able to rejuvenate stem cells in the brain of aging mice. The revitalised stem cells improve the regeneration of injured or diseased areas in the brain of old mice. The researchers expect that their approach will provide fresh impetus in r...
Source: Oregon Health and Science University  Feb 16, 2019  2 years ago
A team of researchers from Oregon Health and Science University has concluded from an extensive study involving a medicinal plant called Centella Asiatica, commonly known as Gotu Kola (in thai: bua bok ) is effective in terms of improving memory especially in the elderly and those afflicted with cognitive related diseases. Centella Asiatica  contains a variety of phyto chemicals such ...
Source: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center  Feb 03, 2019  2 years ago
Dr. Paul Harch, Clinical Professor and Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Dr. Edward Fogarty, Chairman of Radiology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, report the first PET scan-documented case of improvement in brain metabolism in Alzheimer's disease in a patient treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).  The authors...
Source: Washington University School of Medicine  Jan 22, 2019  2 years ago
A simple blood test reliably detects signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer’s disease – even before they show signs of confusion and memory loss, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Germany. The findings, published in Nature Medicine, may one day be ap...
Source: VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)  Jan 12, 2019  2 years ago
Alzheimer's-affected brains are riddled with so-called amyloid plaques: protein aggregates consisting mainly of amyloid-β. However, this amyloid-β is a fragment produced from a precursor protein whose normal function has remained enigmatic for decades. A team of scientists at VIB and KU Leuven led by professors Joris de Wit and Bart De Strooper has now uncovered that this amyloid pre...
Source: University of California San Diego  Jan 01, 2019  2 years ago
Dermal fibroblasts are specialized cells deep in the skin that generate connective tissue and help the skin recover from injury. Some fibroblasts have the ability to convert into fat cells that reside under the dermis, giving the skin a plump, youthful look and producing a peptide that plays a critical role in fighting infections. Studies by the University of California San Diego School of Medic...
Source: Scripps Research, US  Dec 04, 2018  2 years ago
An antibiotic, minocycline, can increase the lifespan of roundworms by preventing the build-up of proteins during aging, a study in the open-access journal eLife reports. Protein aggregation causes several progressive age-related brain diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and prion disease. This study shows that minocycline prevents this bu...
Source: American College of Cardiology  Nov 06, 2018  2 years ago
Women using hormone replacement therapy to relieve the symptoms of menopause faced a lower risk of death and showed lower levels of atherosclerosis, or plaque buildup in the heart's arteries, compared to women not using hormone therapy, according to a single-center study scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology's 66th Annual Scientific Session. Hormone replacemen...
Source: Massachusetts General Hospital  Oct 24, 2018  2 years ago
A group of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators is proposing that targeting immune checkpoints -- molecules that regulate the activity of the immune system -- in immune cells called microglia could reduce the inflammatory aspects of important neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In their review artic...
Source: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease  Sep 06, 2018  2 years ago
In the largest known brain imaging study, scientists from Amen Clinics (Costa Mesa, CA), Google, John's Hopkins University, University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Francisco evaluated 62,454 brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scans of more than 30,000 individuals from 9 months old to 105 years of age to investigate factors that accelera...
Source: Harvard Medical School  Aug 28, 2018  2 years ago
For decades researchers have worked to shed light on the causes of neurodegenerative disorders, a group of devastating conditions, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, that involve the progressive loss of neurons and nervous system function. In recent years, numerous factors, from genetic mutations to viral infections, have been found to contribute to the development of these diseases. ...
Source: University of Virginia  Aug 08, 2018  2 years ago
A new discovery about the effects of aging in our cells could allow doctors to cure or prevent diabetes, fatty liver disease and other metabolic diseases—and possibly even turn back the clock on aging itself.     Irina M. Bochkis, Ph.D., of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has made a new discovery that could let us prevent or cure diseases such as diabetes and fatty ...
Source: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine  Jul 11, 2018  2 years ago
New research from a team at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine demonstrates that the Na/K-ATPase oxidant amplification loop (NAKL) is intimately involved in the aging process and may serve as a target for anti-aging interventions. The researchers were also able to successfully demonstrate the therapeutic potential of pNaKtide, a synthetic peptide, in improving impaired phys...
Source: Fierce Biotech  Jul 13, 2018  2 years ago
Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical School have spent the last two decades studying autophagy, the process cells use to throw out toxic substances that endanger their health. They discovered autophagy not only helps the body fight off infections, but it also protects against many age-related diseases such as cancer and neurological disorders. Autophagy The findings raised a question: Could b...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 12, 2018  2 years ago
Scientists on the hunt for anti-aging drugs say they've made an advance with tantalizing potential: Two experimental drugs appear to safely boost the immune systems of elderly humans. The researchers stress that more research is needed to confirm the findings and show the drugs are safe. And at least one researcher says the findings are based on a relatively small number of people and used m...
Source: Michigan Medicine  Jul 16, 2018  2 years ago
New Research finds that more men have suboptimal testosterone levels than previously known, and it may be putting these men at risk. Testosterone hormone replacement therapy is great tool in preventing  diseases associated with aging in men. A male’s total testosterone level may be linked to more than just sexual health and muscle mass preservation, a new study finds. Low amounts of th...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 03, 2018  2 years ago
A drug derived from an Easter Island bacterium extends the life of lab animals. People could be next. Can a pill make you younger? One of the few drug studies ever carried out in an attempt to address this question was reported by Novartis on Christmas Eve 2017. The company had sought to see whether giving low doses of a drug called everolimus to people over 65 increased their response to flu va...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 10, 2018  2 years ago
MIT researchers discovered and patented magnesium L-threonate based on its unique ability to boost brain levels of magnesium.   Rapid absorption and ability to enter the brain enables this magnesium to structurally reverse certain aspects of brain aging.1-4   A recent human study demonstrates the benefits of magnesium L...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 08, 2018  2 years ago
Obstructive sleep apnoea has been linked to brain changes seen in the early stages of dementia, University of Sydney research reveals. Published today in The European Respiratory Journal, the study's authors say the finding provides evidence that screening older people for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and providing treatment where needed could help prevent dementia in this po...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 07, 2018  2 years ago
A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people who are genetically at risk, according to a study.   Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the US have discovered a link between rheumatoid arthritis and Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, known as MAP, a bacteria found in about half the cows i...
Source: CNBC  Jul 06, 2018  2 years ago
Biogen announced surprise successful results from an Alzheimer's drug clinical trial that sent shares of the pharmaceutical company soaring. Alzheimer's drug research has been plagued by years of unrelenting failures, leading companies including Pfizer to give up the search for new compounds. Dementia experts have questioned the narrow focus from biotech companies on amyloid ...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 03, 2018  2 years ago
Some researchers believe they will soon be able to slow or even stop the body's clock—at least for a little while   The majority of older people live out their final years with at least one or two chronic ailments, such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease or stroke. The longer their body clock ticks, the more disabling conditions they face. Doctors and drug companies traditionally...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 04, 2018  2 years ago
Cryo-electron microscopy images reveal details of protein, RNA binding and possible drug-target sites Shown is the space-filling model of human telomerase holoenzyme structure determined by cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). Telomerase catalyzes the synthesis of telomeric DNA (green) at the ends of chromosomes (blue) to compensate for the loss of telomeres during genome replication. The structu...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 02, 2018  2 years ago
Experts on the forefront of anti-aging medicine say the field is booming, with therapies on the horizon to target illnesses like cancer and Alzheimer's and make for a healthier, older population in the years to come.   Such remedies are increasingly important because of the world's aging population. Growing old, experts say, is a leading risk factor for most human diseases and a majo...
Staff Writer, TMN  Jul 01, 2018  2 years ago
Men and women are now opting for hand injections in an effort to turn back time and reverse telltale signs of ageing.   For many, hands can be a sign of someone's age - as they are often the first body part to show protruding veins and tendons, lack of skin elasticity, and sunspots.   Now, in response to a growing number of people who'll do whatever they can to stay looking ...

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