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Month: November 2017

With the recent surge of enthusiastic support for LEAF/Lifespan.io and the idea of defeating aging, I really shouldn’t be complaining about the lingering holdouts opposing the idea of living healthy and longer lives for whatever reason. Nonetheless, I feel compelled to point out the jarring contradiction of a species whose members are constantly on the...
When it comes to healthcare, WHO remains the global flagship in terms of setting priorities and adjusting policies in the ever-changing landscape of healthcare needs. In the past few years, WHO has been making steps towards preparing our society to handle the “silver tsunami” and the increasing needs of the elderly population, which is expected...
Today, we are going to have a look at a new study that shows that senescent, non-dividing aged cells can be somewhat restored to working order using a new technique. Before we do that, let’s take a look at what senescent cells are and how cellular senescence protects us from cancer and other harmful diseases....
As I discussed in another article, rejuvenation biotechnology could potentially allow older adults to continue working and producing wealth for much longer than they can today, thus benefiting society in many ways. However, some people are concerned that this might do more harm than good; imagine all those rejuvenated old farts holding onto their jobs...
The level of interest and support for rejuvenation biotechnology that targets age-related diseases is growing. Over the last few years, we have seen a significant increase in the number of popular science articles, news stories and research papers focusing on the idea that the aging processes are something we can target with therapies to prevent...
Today, we launch a new series on LEAF: the monthly roundup where we briefly discuss the latest news and articles about aging and rejuvenation from a number of different sources. We hope these roundups will be a great way to keep our readers in the loop. Without further ado, let’s have a look at the...

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