aging aging  /ˈeɪ dʒɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
  2. (n) the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
  3. (adj) growing old

Usage(s):

  1. A drug called rapamycin, used in organ-transplant patients, has been found to extend the life of aging mice.
  2. Given the aging population of the convent, they knew that a significant proportion of the nuns would have the disease.
  3. The Schiavo case has also renewed widespread interest in the laws surrounding those who are terminally ill as well as the aging.

News

  1. Anti-Aging Foods: 7 Power Pairs

    Many foods contain the nutrients that could help slow down the hands of time. What's even better? You can get a double anti-aging dose by enjoying these seven powerful food pairs.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

  2. Repairs to Aging Infrastructure Could Support Water ETFs

    America’s aging water system will require an extensive touch up job. As the U.S. overhauls its infrastructure, water industry related exchange traded funds could pump out big returns. The Environmental ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Premier Anti-Aging Company Ageology Expands Network with Ohio-Based Associate Dr. John Kocka

    CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ageology , www.ageology.com , a premier anti-aging medicine company, today announced that Dr. John Kocka has joined the Ageology network. Helping patients regain ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "His advocacy and writings profoundly influenced every sphere of aging policy and programs, from the creation of an aging network to services for caregivers," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "You gave an aging suburban dad the ego boost of a lifetime. My 9-year-old stepdaughter now thinks I'm cool - well, cooler," wrote Damon in a letter to People. "At the risk of being forward, if you asked me (which you didn't) I would suggest...
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Matt Damon Source: Reuters UK

  3. Novartis chief executive Daniel Vasella said the addition of the fellow Swiss firm "will strategically strengthen our healthcare portfolio and our position in eye care, a sector with dynamic growth due to the increasing patient needs of an aging...
    on Jan 4, 2010 By: Daniel Vasella Source: Pharma Times

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