FDA announced the approval of pegaptanib sodium injection (Macugen), a new therapy to slow vision loss in people with the eye disease neovascular (wet) age related macular degeneration (AMD).
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Science has made stunning discoveries in this area of human interest, it's something we all want to know - can we slow down the process of ageing, can we live longer, if so, how? It's a highly technical subject, too detailed to look at in-depth within this article. But, we can give you some powerful pointers to help slow down the aging process and increase your chances of a healthier old age.
What determines your biological age
Gerontologists say that 70 percent of the aging process is controllable with the right lifestyle choices. Anti-aging expert Barbara Morris agrees, and has written a hot new book, Put Old on Hold that explains how and why at 75, she feels and functions as a 50-year old. She says, "It is easy when you start early to make anti-aging lifestyle and attitude adjustments. If I can do it, others can do it too. The traditional aging process that our society has adopted unnecessarily relegates middle age people to early decline. There is a better way."
The topic of wrinkles probably makes you cringe, hopefully not too much though or else you will add some new wrinkles to your face. We all get them and as we age most of us women want to reduce them.
According to the National Institute on Aging, here is what you can do to communicate better with your doctor.