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27th September 2016

Anti-aging medicine is the future model or evolution of the medical consultation of general practice, as it is the combination of advanced clinical preventive medicine and use of biotechnology advances. As such, anti-ageing medicine is based on principles of responsible medical care that is consistent with those applied in other preventive health specialties.

It is founded on the application of advanced scientific and medical technologies for the early detection, prevention, treatment, and reversal of age-related dysfunction, disorders, and diseases.

In 2014 Dr Zafra and Dr Reynoso did a thesis on the effects of metformin, which was presented to obtain the title of Master of Science (M.Sc) in Anti-ageing and Aesthetic Medicine of the University of Barcelona. The results of their thesiswere consist with the evidence available in hundreds of articles published in NCBI (National Centre for Biotechnology Information) and in 2015 various articles were published on mainstream media about anti-ageing, two of which are a very interesting read and the links are below.

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27th September 2016

Sexuality is an important part of women’s health, quality of life and general well-being. All women who have given birth vaginally experience stretching of their vaginal tissue. Globally 15% of premenopausal women and 50% of postmenopausal women experience symptoms associated to vulvovaginal atrophy. Long-term physical and psychological consequences may occur, including loss of sensation and sexual dissatisfaction. One significant issue is the laxity of the vaginal introitus, which is listed most often as being responsible for these symptoms.

Vaginal laxity may cause sexual dissatisfaction thereby causing some women to demand vaginal tightening treatments. Genitourinary syndrome of menopause is a common condition that left untreated can progress and negatively affect quality of life and sexual function. A study done by Pauls et al. report that over 80% of patient do not report laxity problems to their doctors. Among the various forms of urinary incontinence, stress incontinence is the most prevalent, a novel approach through the use of vaginal laser techniques could represe

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