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The first known hospital in Islam was built in Damascus in 706 A.D.

Hospitals in Islamic History

The capital of the Islamic caliphate empire kept changing from one dynasty to another. In each capital, an important medical center developed. Thus, by the end of the 13th century, there were many medical centers spread throughout the Islamic world. As this is an expansive subject in history, Space does not allow the description of …


The main focus for anti-aging medicine is achieving optimal health and healthier aging for human beings and living organisms.

Anti-Aging for Optimal Health

“Human progress has never been achieved with unanimous consent. Those who are enlightened first are compelled to pursue the light in spite of others.” Christopher Columbus (1492). “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead. “To grow old in a beautiful and …


Anti-aging medical field seeks having old people with good health without aging-related diseases, and not immortality.

Blocking the Medical Field of Anti-Aging?

In the first two pieces of this biological series we showed what is aging and why do we seek for a shield against it, how can we naturally and via the field of Gerontology avoid the health problems caused by aging. We also shed light on the beneficial outcomes humanity will gain when we enhance …


Future of Anti-Aging Medicine

In the first part of this series, we explained what the biological process of Aging is, why and how does it take place in the bodies of living organisms. We also explained what an Anti-aging medicine is and how can it benefit our health. In this second part we’re discussing the future of this field …


Anti Aging works on delivering longer life as a biological outcome of delivering better health.

New Trends in Anti-Aging Medicine

Aging is perhaps an evocative term, relating as it does to a human process which while many consider natural, is in fact being thought of by more and more scientists, researchers and physicians, as a disease. The only difference between the ‘aging disease’ and other diseases is that it affects every single man and woman …


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