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Steve Horvath at EARD2021
In his talk at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2021, Steve Horvath discussed a cytosine-based, pan-mammalian epigenetic clock that works across a wide variety of species. He also discussed how several of the hallmarks of aging do not seem to have any effect on epigenetic alterations.  Script Hello, thank you for your interest. My name is...
Elderly exercising
Researchers have developed a biological aging clock based on movement data from wearable devices. Using their clock and the same dataset, they identified a few possibly life-prolonging nutrients and drugs [1]. I move, therefore I am Developing reliable biomarkers of aging is crucial for geroscience, since deducing the geroprotective effect of interventions from mortality alone,...
LSN $26M Longevity
We're happy to report on this episode of Lifespan News that roughly $26 million will be given in grants to people working on age-related research. Script Around $26 million in grant funding has just been made available for scientific research that can improve our understanding and control of human aging thanks to the donations of...
The human thymus
Publishing in Nature Communications' Cell Death Discovery, a team of Chinese researchers has discovered a reason for thymic involution, the age-related decline of the thymus. Adaptive Immune SystemThe adaptive immune system is a complex mechanism protects us from threats, including viruses and cancer. T cells and B cells are the backbone of this system.Read More...
Cholesterol
Underdog Pharmaceuticals has just issued a press release announcing that UDP-003, a compound being studied for its effectiveness against oxidized cholesterol, has been given an Innovation Passport under the UK's Innovative Licensing and Access Pathway program. This is similar to the Fast Track designation given by the FDA in the United States. Underdog is a...
mRNA
The current pandemic has brought mRNA vaccines into the spotlight and have likely sped up the widespread adoption and usage of this technology. Now, a company has its sights set on treating cancer with mRNA technology, and the initial animal data is positive. mRNA steps up to treat cancer mRNA vaccines look like they are...