Scientists have demonstrated that extracellular vesicles loaded with mRNA coding for collagen production can be easily produced and delivered into aging fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo, boosting collagen levels […]
Joppe Nieuwenhuis, Innovation Scout at Rejuveron Life Sciences, discusses his views about the future of longevity and rejuvenation research and how it will merge with current medical frameworks and systems. About Rejuveron Rejuveron is a clinical-stage biotechnology company […]
In a preprint paper, researchers have evaluated the effect of caloric restriction on two long-lived planarian species in various environments that mimic the stochasticity of the real world . Does the theory hold? […]
In this episode of Lifespan News, Emmett Short discusses the well-known, longevity-associated Mediterreanean diet and how a variant can promote weight loss. Script The Mediterranean diet, rich in olive oil, vegetables, legumes, fish, and nuts, is widely considered […]
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Emma Teeling is a professor at University College of Dublin, and her research focuses on bats. In this interview, Emma explains why many bats, despite having tiny body sizes and leading very metabolically demanding lifestyles, are […]
Dr. Matt Kaeberlein is a heavy hitter in the longevity field. While his name has become associated with the Dog Aging Project that he started a few years ago, his research interests span much wider. Besides an update on the […]
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Vitamin K is not a single vitamin but a family of fat-soluble vitamins with a common core structure . Members of this family can be divided into two groups: phylloquinone (Vitamin K1) and menaquinones (Vitamin K2). The entire family assists […]
Maintaining a healthy weight is important for health, especially with advancing age. Here are some ways to improve your chances of losing weight and not regaining it over time. Losing weight sounds easy, but the reality often […]
In this article we take a look at butyrate, a four-carbon short-chain fatty acid (SCFA), which plays an important role in health and perhaps even the aging process. It is a naturally occurring product of the microbial fermentation of dietary […]
Alzheimer’s disease is the most typical form of dementia. It is a progressive disease that begins with mild memory loss, leads to profound cognitive deficits, and ends with death. 10% to 14% of adults over 65 have some form […]
It may seem obvious, but blood is made from many things. Blood plasma, for instance, is mostly made of water, carrying proteins and cells along with various chemicals diluted within the plasma or bound to proteins. […]