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Executive Health Management

Kyriakos S. 'Kokos' Markides Selected as 2015 Recipient of GSA's Robert W. Kleemeier Award

2015 08 Sep

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Kyriakos S. "Kokos" Markides, PhD, of the University of Texas Medical Branch as the 2015 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award. This distinguished honor is given annually to a GSA member in recognition... Read more

Executive Health Management

Never Grow Old? Maybe One Day.

2014 03 Jan

In the fight against aging, restricting calorie consumption is among the few actually proven methods. The underlying mechanism is still unknown, yet calorie restriction has been shown to prolong lifespan in worms, yeast, flies, monkeys, and as per some recent studies, in humans too. Keren Yizhak is a doctoral student in Prof. Eytan Ruppin's... Read more