PROVO, Utah, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In only its first week of bookstore sales, "The Aging Myth," by Joseph Chang, Ph.D., has already reached #2 on the New York Times Best Seller List for its frank look at aging and a scientific approach to understanding how to combat aging at the genetic level. "The Aging Myth" also reached number one on Barnes & Noble (bn.com) and garnered top rankings on Amazon.com, Borders and The Wall Street Journal Best Seller Lists.
"We want to congratulate Dr. Chang on the overwhelmingly positive response to his new book, 'The Aging Myth,' and applaud his scientific achievements," said TJ Hoisington, president of Aylesbury Publishing. "The high demand for the book is further evidence that people are seeking ways to live younger longer. Dr. Chang and his team's anti-aging discoveries are not only targeting the signs and symptoms of aging, but also the sources of aging. We are extremely proud to be associated with Dr. Chang and his powerful new book."
According to the New York Times Book Review, "The Aging Myth" reached #2 as a New York Times Best Seller on July 10 for the sales period of June 26-July 2.
In a short time, "The Aging Myth" has proven to be a conversation starter, challenging the traditional notions of aging. Through his book, Dr. Chang has empowered people to live younger longer and has revealed his latest groundbreaking research in the anti-aging field. A few of the many new insights Dr. Chang reveals in 'The Aging Myth' include:
"The Aging Myth" from Aylesbury Publishing is available in major bookstores or online from favorite book retailers. Author Dr. Chang will also be on tour with "The Aging Myth" in an area near you in the coming months. More information about Dr. Chang, his research and upcoming tour dates is available at www.agingmyth.com.
About the Author
Joseph Chang, Ph.D., has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, reviews and books on pharmacological and nutritional research during his 18 years in the healthcare industry. He co-edited a textbook on inflammation and developed a series of monographs on botanical products to serve as a source of information for consumers and health professionals.
From 1981 to 2006, Dr. Chang's dynamic career path included working for major pharmaceutical companies conducting groundbreaking research and developing therapeutic drugs for several life threatening diseases. During this time, he became convinced that focusing on nutrition and optimal supplementation could benefit the lives of more people.
Dr. Chang is currently the chief scientific officer and executive vice president of product development at Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS), a billion-dollar anti-aging company based in Utah. He was a member of the original management team that founded Pharmanex, a nutritional supplement company, which Nu Skin acquired in 1998.
Dr. Chang attended Portsmouth University in England, and earned his doctorate in Pharmacology at the University of London. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.
SOURCE Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.