News Release

May 21, 2007

Contact: Carolyn Pennington, 860-679-4864

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Ayurvedic Approach to Youthful Aging

FARMINGTON, CONN - A unique seminar focusing on the Ayurvedic approach to aging will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 24 in Keller Auditorium at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Ayurveda, which literally means "the science of life," is a natural healing system developed in India. It is a comprehensive system of medicine that places equal emphasis on the body, mind, and spirit, and strives to restore the innate harmony of the individual.

The guest speaker for the seminar is Tanuja Nesari, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Ayurvedic herbal medicine at Tilak Ayurvedic College, University of Puna, India. Dr. Nesari will discuss the Ayurvedic approach to youthful aging, anti-aging treatments and Ayurvedic rejuvenation therapy.

The seminar will be hosted by Bruce Koeppen, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs at the UConn School of Medicine.

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