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Centenarian
May 07, 2021
A new study has shown that people who live for over 105 years typically have a genetic makeup that allows better repair of DNA damage. Looking at the genomes of people who enjoy extreme longevity There has always been lots of interest in what allows some people to live considerably longer than their peers, but...
Bigmouth Buffalo Fish
May 06, 2021
Extremely long-lived bigmouth buffalo fish show no signs of a physiological decline with age, according to a new study. This clear example of negligible senescence in aging vertebrates demonstrates the need to better understand the mechanisms underlying senescence and points the way towards research that could clarify them. Variable senescence Senescence consists of various changes...
Kizoo logo
May 06, 2021
It is always good to report on positive news for a change, and today is one of those happy occasions. Michael Greve, founder of Forever Healthy and Kizoo, has commited €300 million (just over $360 million at the time of writing) to support the development of rejuvenation biotechnology startups. More support flowing in for technology...
Supplements
May 05, 2021
There is one common public reaction to my talks that bothers me quite a bit. I am worried that after each of my lectures, people will just start taking lots of supplements without regard for dosage or effectiveness, potentially hurting themselves in the process. This is because one of the most common reactions to me...
Young rat
May 05, 2021
A new study published in the journal Aging has examined the effects of vibration on cellular senescence and osteoporosis. Why we Age: Cellular SenescenceAs your body ages, more of your cells become senescent. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they are part; instead, they emit potentially harmful chemical signals, collectively...
Lifespan News NMN
May 04, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses the effectiveness of NMN on prediabetic patients, the accomplishments of BioAge in 2021, an FDA-approved drug as a treatment for dry AMD, a negligibly senescent fish, and how the Chinese practice of qigong attenuates age-related cognitive decline. Further Reading NMN Human Trial Suggests Improved Muscle Glucose Metabolism...