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February 20, 2020
Synapses in the brain are preserved by transplanting young bone marrow into older individuals, according to an open-access mouse study published in Communications Biology. Blood and marrow Simply exchanging blood itself has been shown to have only limited positive effects on cognition. Irina and Michael Conboy have been performing plasma transfer experiments and experiments in...
February 20, 2020
King's College in London, UK has been awarded a grant to investigate the role of senescent cells, which accumulate as we age, in the context of the heart and how using a therapy to remove them influences its ability to recover from injury. What are senescent cells? As you age, increasing numbers of your cells...
February 19, 2020
Researchers from Berkeley have established that SIRT2 prevents overactivation of the NLRP3 inflammasome through deacetylation. Targeting this pathway can possibly reduce or even reverse age-related chronic inflammation and insulin resistance. What are sirtuins? Sirtuins are a family of proteins that have long been a target of longevity research [1]. Sirtuins probably descend from some of...
February 19, 2020
Members of the longevity community often believe that the main reason why there is no significant public support for aging research is a "pro-aging trance". In reality, it has more to do with a lack of public education and media coverage of aging research. We enjoy communicating with people, and we do it quite a...
February 18, 2020
Lifespan.io is hosting its third annual conference on aging and rejuvenation biotechnology. The Life Extension Advocacy Foundation/Lifespan.io, a nonprofit company promoting aging research, is hosting its third annual Ending Age-Related Diseases: Investment Prospects and Advances in Research conference on August 20-21 at the Stern Auditorium of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New...
February 18, 2020
Our plan this year is to significantly expand and develop our news outlet so that we can bring you even more of the latest industry news and widen the range of topics that we write and produce shows about. We are delighted to announce that the biologist and writer Sedeer el-Showk will be joining the...