Largest Scientific Conference of Summer 2006 on Advanced Preventive Medicine Draws 3,000 Physicians, Health Professional, and Industry Executives

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Forum on Clinical & Research Breakthroughs in Anti-Aging Medicine Co-Sponsored by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Continues Educational Excellence. More than 3,000 delegates participated in the largest scientific conference of Summer 2006 focusing on advanced preventive medicine and cutting-edge clinical and research breakthroughs in preventing and treating the diseases and disabilities associated with the biological process of aging. More than 40 nations around the world were represented by this group of innovative physicians and health practitioners who are unified by a mutual mission of improving and extending the healthy human lifespan.

More than 3,000 delegates participated in the largest scientific conference of Summer 2006 focusing on advanced preventive medicine and cutting-edge clinical and research breakthroughs in preventing and treating the diseases and disabilities associated with the biological process of aging. More than 40 nations around the world were represented by this group of innovative physicians and health practitioners who are unified by a mutual mission of improving and extending the healthy human lifespan.

This event, the largest scientific conference of the Summer 2006 on advanced preventive medicine, served as a forum on clinical & research breakthroughs in anti-aging medicine. Taking place from 14 to 16 July, the 14th Annual International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Summer 2006 Session, co-sponsored by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), offered 53 hours of Category 1 AMA/PRA Credits focusing on scientific educational programming in some of the most promising arenas of preventive medicine, including:

~ Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy

~ Nutritional therapies

~ Aesthetic medicine and non-invasive skin rejuvenation

~ Laboratory testing and diagnostics for anti-aging medicine

~ Environmental toxins and clinical detoxification

~ Biological age markers assessment

Comments Dr. Ronald Klatz, A4M founder and President: "At this event, the A4M assembled more than 70 internationally renowned speakers who presented the latest, most current data in their respective scientific fields. Continuing our tradition of educational excellence, the level of academic programming at the 14th International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Summer 2006 Session is unparalleled when compared to any other scientific conferences in preventive medicine and/or biotech around the world."

Highlights of the Summer 2006 Congress program included:

~ Joseph Maroon, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Pennsylvania), on "The New Genetic Science of Aging; increasing the Quality and Length of Life"

~ Thierry Hertoghe, MD, President of the European Academy of Quality of Life and Longevity Medicine (Belgium), on "Melatonin, Growth Hormone, Thyroid, DHEA, and Estrogen Corrective Therapies to Prevent or Reverse Coronary Insufficiency: The Data"

~ Ron Rothenberg, MD, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, on "Advances in Clinical Anti-Aging Medicine: Nutrition and Hormones"

~ Russell Reiter, PhD, University of Texas, on "Melatonin Update with Special Emphasis on Its Cancer-Inhibiting Effects"

~ Eugene Shippen, author of "The Testosterone Syndrome," on "Hormonal Relationships to Cardiovascular Diseases: Literature Update 2006"

~ Sharon McQuillan, MD, anti-aging physician from Florida, with a Primer on Aesthetic Medicine

~ Mark Gordon, MD, anti-aging clinician from California, on "Traumatic Brain Injury Hormonal Deficiency Syndrome"

~ Eric Braverman, MD, anti-aging physician from New York, on "Hormones and the Aging Brain"

The 14th Annual International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine's Summer 2006 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 30 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 Chicago Anti-Aging Exposition, a separate but co-located event to the 14th Annual International Congress Summer 2006 scientific conference, 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%, 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: "The Annual International Congress Sessions are collectively the largest event of its kind in the world. A4M is proud of the interdisciplinary nature of our academic programming, as we feature experts lecturing on the most contemporary topics in endocrinology, spa medicine, plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine, sports medicine, and other fields of preventive healthcare. The 14th International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Winter 2006 Session is anticipated to be double in size  6,000 delegates and 700+ corporate booths, representing the most innovative advancements in life enhancement and life extension medical technologies."

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The 14th International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine Winter 2006 Session and co-located Las Vegas Anti-Aging Exposition will take place 7-10 December 2006 at The Venetian Hotel & Resort 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.

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 are 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

FAX: (978) 742-9719

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

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