“A Medical and Scientific Trinity”

July 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has been known for decades that in immortalized cancer cells chromosomes lengthen and in normally-aging cells they shorten.  In [MORE]

Energy Metabolism and Age-Related Degeneration

March 13, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mitochondrial dysfunction has been implicated in many serious diseases from diabetes and deafness at an early age, to multiple [MORE]

She Donated Her Genome to Science

December 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Known only as “W115,” a 115 year old woman-before her death she was the oldest known living person-had her [MORE]

Chronic Pain: 116m People and Rising

August 9, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education & Research is the title of an Institute [MORE]

Companies that Measure Telomeres

May 3, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chromosomes with Telomeres
What if it was possible to measure the length of a person’s chromosomes and use that calculation to [MORE]

Grants for Home Monitoring CHF

October 5, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Center for Technology and Aging (Oakland, CA) awarded grants this summer to five organizations with projects for remote patient [MORE]

Nanobiosensors for Elders

July 27, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

ActiveCare, Inc.(West Valley City, UT), makers of  the “ActiveOne+” monitoring watch, and Vista Therapeutics (Santa Fe, NM), developers of [MORE]

Huge Market Growth in Detecting AAA and PAD

June 1, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Driven by stents in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms and peripheral arterial disease, market watchers are predicting business for detecting and [MORE]

Medicare Readmissions

March 23, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Just like passing the baton in a team relay race, hospital discharges to the patient’s home can be tricky [MORE]

Eldercare Costs Rising

October 20, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apropos to this year’s Medical Automation International Conference, a recent report presents cost figures for eldercare between 1996 and 2006.  [MORE]

Dr. Hayflick on Aging: The Ultimate Disruptive Innovation

July 7, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Leonard Hayflick
People have long dreamed about slowing or even reversing the human aging process and, theoretically at least, those goals [MORE]

Elder Games

May 27, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

If you presume the elderly are intimidated by computer technology and resist being engaged electronically, think again.  The European Union [MORE]

Ambient Assisted Living

May 19, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

PERSONA, a project of the European Union that promotes independent aging, has been functioning since 2007 and will continue until [MORE]

Pain Management Guidelines

May 5, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

CMS released, on April 10, new standards for pain management in elderly patients that nursing homes and assisted living facilities [MORE]