Largest Scientific Conference of Year To-Date on Anti-Aging Medicine Explores Major Breakthroughs in Human Longevity

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American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) welcomes 3,000-plus physicians and scientists to Chicago, as more than 3,000 delegates participated in the world's largest scientific conference to-date on the topics of medical intervention to prevent and treat the diseases and disabilities associated with the biological process of aging.

More than 3,000 delegates participated in the world's largest scientific conference to-date on the topics of medical intervention to prevent and treat the diseases and disabilities associated with the biological process of aging.

These cutting-edge innovative physicians and health practitioners who are involved in improving and extending the human lifespan represented more than 50 nations around the world.

Taking place from Aug. 18-21, the XIII Annual International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Summer 2005 Session offered 50 hours of Category 1 AMA/PRA Credits focusing on scientific educational programming in some of the most promising arenas of preventive medicine, including:

  • Stem cell therapeutics and regenerative medicine
  • Laser surgery, skin resurfacing, fillers, and other facets of aesthetic medicine
  • Biomarkers of aging
  • Obesity and medical weight management
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Vitamin therapies
  • Cognitive testing and maintenance of mental performance

Comments Dr. Ronald Klatz, A4M founder and President: "The faculty of this event consisted of dozens of high-caliber, world-renowned specialists in their respective scientific fields. The level of academic programming at the XIII International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine remains unparalleled when compared to any other scientific conferences in preventive medicine and/or biotech around the world."

The XIII Annual International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine's Summer 2005 Session was sponsored by The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M; http://www.worldhealth.net), the academic leader in a worldwide movement in life enhancement and life extension that involves more than 50,000 physicians in 80 countries. The A4M is a non-profit medical society dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease and to promote research into methods to retard and optimize the human aging process. A4M is also dedicated to educating physicians, scientists, and members of the public on biomedical sciences, breaking technologies, and anti-aging issues. A4M is a leading world provider of medical education, as its scientific promotion of anti-aging medical technologies will train more than 30,000 physicians via their two dozen separate physician education programs over the next 12 months worldwide. A4M seeks to disseminate information concerning innovative science and research as well as treatment modalities designed to prolong the human lifespan.

At the XIII Annual International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine's Summer 2005 Session, a three-hour Panel Discussion shared "New Discoveries and Cutting-Edge Innovations in Medicine and Healthcare from America's Top Medical Journalists/Investigators and Newsletter Publishers." At this panel, key topics included freedoms in healthcare choices and the return to a focus on patient care.

Awards were presented to two distinguished physicians in recognition of their outstanding service to humanity:

  • Presentation of the Medical Humanitarian Award by Dr. Robert Goldman, A4M Chairman, to Dr. Henry Heimlich, inventor of the lifesaving Heimlich Maneuver
  • Presentation of the Lifetime Education Award by Dr. Robert Goldman, A4M Chairman, to Dr. William Lane, founder of the I.W. Lane College of Integrative Medicine

Today's mature adults control more than $7 trillion in wealth in the United States [Harvard Business Review, March 2004], or 70 percent of all US wealth. Further, they bring in $2 trillion in annual income and account for 50 percent of all discretionary spending." [Associated Press, March 7, 2004]. At the co-located Chicago Anti-Aging Exposition, more than 300 corporate booths displayed the latest technologies from the medical and biotech market aimed at improving and/or extending the human lifespan. The United States market for anti-aging products and services exceeds $45.5 billion (2004). Growing at an average annual growth rate of 9.5 percent, this market will reach nearly $72 billion by 2009. [Business Communications Company, Inc., February 2005.] Companies with products and services in the $7.7 billion appearance products and services market also were represented.

Remarks Dr. Robert Goldman, A4M Chairman: "This is the largest event of its kind in the world, and very much an interdisciplinary event as the program includes facets from endocrinology, spa medicine, plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine, sports medicine, and other fields of preventive healthcare. The XIII International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Winter 2005 Session is anticipated to be double in size  6,000 attendees and 600 corporate booths, representing the most innovative advancements in life enhancement and life extension medical technologies."

The XIII International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Winter 2005 Session and co-located Las Vegas Anti-Aging Exposition will take place 9-12 December 2005 at The Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. For program details and online registration, visit http://www.worldhealth.net/event. For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, contact the A4M Sales Department at (561) 392-7791 or send fax to (561) 338-1873.

The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Inc. ("A4M") is a non-profit medical society dedicated to the advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease and to promote research into methods to retard and optimize the human aging process. A4M is also dedicated to educating physicians, scientists, and members of the public on biomedical sciences, breaking technologies, and anti-aging issues. A4M believes that the disabilities associated with normal aging are caused by physiological dysfunction which in many cases is ameliorable to medical treatment, such that the human lifespan can be increased, and the quality of one's life enhanced as one grows chronologically older. A4M seeks to disseminate information concerning innovative science and research as well as treatment modalities designed to prolong the human lifespan. Anti-Aging Medicine is based on the scientific principles of responsible medical care consistent with those of other healthcare specialties. Although A4M seeks to disseminate information on many types of medical treatments, it does not promote or endorse any specific treatment nor does it sell or endorse any commercial product.

Source: The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), Chicago, IL

Contact: Catherine Cebula

Phone: (877) 572-0608

Website: http://www.worldhealth.net/event

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