life extension

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life extension

A general term for any manoeuvre intended to increase longevity and vitality. Life-extending activities include a healthy diet, smoking cessation, drinking alcohol in moderation, exercise and reduction in stress; life-extending modalities (e.g., Gerovital and Live Cell Therapy) are of dubious efficacy.

life extension

The prolongation of life with healthful practices, e.g., regular exercise, balanced diet, abstaining from tobacco, and limiting consumption of alcohol.
Synonym: age retardation; biomedical gerontology; experimental gerontology
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He was speaking on the sidelines of an Anti-Ageing Medicine Conference at the AGU's Princess Al Jawhara Centre for Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Disorders.
The conference's scientific programme will showcase new developments and share international views on different topics in elderly care, which will cover healthy ageing, nutrition for the ageing, geronto-psychiatry, sensory, neuro disorders of the ageing, non-communicable diseases, anti-ageing medicine and chronic diseases to name a few.
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Dr Punam Bijlani was one of the key speakers at the sixth International Congress in Aesthetics, Anti-Ageing Medicine and Medical Spa held in Dubai recently, where she presented the latest techniques for liposuction.
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A medical expert at the American Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine Conference at the H Hotel on Saturday said sleep -- between seven and nine hours for adults set in a normal sleeping pattern -- is one of the few natural things people can do to delay ageing.
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He was speaking yesterday at the Anti-Ageing Medicine Conference under the theme 'Scientific Secrets of Longevity', which was held at the AGU's Princess Al Jawhara Centre for Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Disorders.
Dr Sanjay Parashar, specialist plastic surgeon, laser specialist and CEO of the Cocoon Centre for Aesthetic Transformation in Dubai, will discuss the prevention of complications in cosmetic surgery at the 6th International Congress in Aesthetics, Anti-Ageing Medicine & Medical Spa (ICM), Middle East, which will run from December 6--7 at the Al Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa.