Search Tag: longevity

Cardiology Management

21st Century May Be a Record-Breaker for Longevity

2021 06 Jul

The number of people who live past the age of 100 has been increasing for decades. Today, there are nearly half a million people worldwide who are over the age of 100. However, very few people live to be supercentenarians - people who live to age 110 or even longer. Currently, the world’s oldest person is 118-year-old Kane Tanaka of Japan. However,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

2019 02 Oct

Summary: The intriguing finding of longevity among the Ikaria inhabitants was the impetus to perform an epidemiological study. Motivated by the IKARIA study, proposed measures of approaching the goal of longevity through delay of cardiovascular ageing will be discussed in this article. From the ancient years up until the contemporary... Read more

Executive Health Management

Researchers To Study Why 50% of Italian Village Are Centenarians

2016 31 Mar

300 People Have Low Rates of Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s   Researchers in the United States and Italy have teamed up to study the lifestyle and daily diet of a group of 300 centenarians (all over 100 years old), living in the remote Italian village of Acciaroli on the country’s south western coast. The average life expectancy in the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Rotating Night Shifts Increase Risk of CVD and Lung Cancer

2015 08 Jan

According to a report published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, there is a possibility of increased risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer in nurses working rotating night shifts. Night shift work has previously been associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to the WHO, night shift work... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Ibuprofen Extends Lifespan In Several Species

2014 21 Dec

According to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, ibuprofen may hold the key to a longer and healthier life. The research has been published in the journal Public Library of Science, Genetics and claims that regular doses of ibuprofen extended the lifespan of multiple species. "We first used baker's yeast, which is an established ageing... Read more