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Month: May 2019

May has been a great month for LEAF; there's been a lot of exciting news, such as our president's participation in the XPRIZE Foundation's most recent meeting, Steve Hill making it among the top 100 journalists covering aging research, and last but not least, the launch of Lifespan.io's brand-new, life extension-focused show, LifeXtenShow! LEAF News...
Today, we're releasing the first episode of X10, and for this Life Extension 101 episode, we're going to start with the most fundamental thing about life extension: its basic definition. In this week's informative episode, Nicola explains what this often-misused term really means and what it implies. While defining this important concept, he discusses rejuvenation...
In a new study, researchers at the University of Pécs, Hungary used cell secretions known as exosomes to regenerate the thymus, one of the most important organs in the body. The thymus shrinks as we age The thymus is arguably one of the most critical organs in the body, and it is where new T...
A BIOTECH IN A BOX WORKSHOP Alongside our Ending Age-related Diseases 2019 annual conference, we are proud to announce the launch of a special pre-conference biotech workshop led by Dr. Kelsey Moody, CEO of Ichor Therapeutics, a successful and rapidly growing rejuvenation biotechnology company. This joint event between the Lifespan Extension Advocacy Foundation and Ichor...
The role that the gut microbiome plays in aging is increasingly being appreciated in the research world as more evidence arrives to support it. A new publication reviews the various supporting evidence and takes a look at the gut microbiome in the context of poor diets and how they may facilitate the progression of dysbiosis...
Atherosclerosis
A recent study has outlined the relationship between B cells, atherosclerosis, and the transcription factor c-Myb. While this factor is necessary for hematopoiesis, the formation of new blood cells, it has been shown to affect B cells, a type of lymphocyte, in a way that makes atherosclerosis more severe. A new look at inflammaging Inflammation...