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Month: November 2018

February 4th, 2019 sees the launch of the Longevity Leaders Conference in St Paul's, London, which promises to be an interesting event on the conference calendar. The conference aims to cover both the science of aging research and the business side of the industry, in a similar manner to our own annual conference, Ending Age-Related...
A couple of days ago, news about the first designer babies has shaken the world. A Chinese researcher, Jiankui He, and his team at the Southern University of Science and Technology of China have been recruiting couples in order to create the world’s first babies with artificially increased resilience to HIV. The embryos were modified...
Today, we want to discuss this review published in the journal Science, as it provides a whistle-stop tour of caloric restriction, intermittent fasting, and time-restricted feeding. There is a considerable amount of data supporting the effects of caloric restriction and similar dietary approaches on both health and lifespan in multiple species. In general, the more...
Today is Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving; on this day, people all over the world are encouraged to donate to the causes they find the most important. That's why we think that this is a good occasion to remind you just how much your support means to us and the drive to make...
Today, we want to point out a new study showing how senescent cells poison their healthy neighbors and that the more there are, the faster they make other cells become senescent. What are senescent cells? As you age, increasing numbers of your cells enter into a state known as senescence. Senescent cells do not divide...
Today, we want to highlight a study that shows the link between atherosclerosis and the age-related shrinking of the thymus, which is arguably the most important organ of the immune system [1]. The adaptive and innate immune systems and atherosclerosis The thymus is essentially like an army base where new T cells develop and are...