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Month: November 2022

Frozen crypto
In 2021, the cryptocurrency market was estimated as having a market capitalization of around $3 trillion, almost equal to the UK’s nominal GDP of $3.2 trillion. Since then, the estimated value of this market has dropped to $1 trillion, which, if it were a country, would still place it within the top 20 in terms...
Wealthy Elderly
In a preprint published in Social Science Research Network, researchers have shown that it might be possible to protect people from making poor financial decisions earlier in life by providing them objective longevity information [1]. Do you save up? It is now well-accepted that income positively correlates with life expectancy. Indeed, poverty is a strong...
LSN Exercise Cancer
On this episode of Lifespan News, we discuss a new study revealing the effects of exercise on cancer and how rapamycin might actually reduce this benefit. Script Physical activity provides many health benefits, and it can even lower the risk of developing cancer. Now, scientists may have additional evidence of another benefit: Exercise may be...
Polluted lungs
A new study published in Nature Medicine suggests that lifelong exposure to tiny airborne particles leads to their accumulation in lymph nodes in the lungs and to impaired immune function [1]. Age-related lung diseases and pollution With age, people become more susceptible to many diseases, with the lungs being one of the most affected organs....
Lifespan.io Editorial
  There has been plenty going on here at Lifespan.io, so we thought it was time to give you a little update on what's been happening. Meet us at the Longevity Summit 2022 The Longevity Summit 2022 is happening on December 6-7 at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, and Lifespan.io is an official...
In vitro fertilization
Researchers publishing in Aging have found that rapamycin, a molecule thoroughly researched for its effects on metabolism, improves the viability of egg cells (oocytes) grown in vitro. Another approach towards a known problem Decreased fertility in women occurs much more rapidly than other aspects of aging, and advanced maternal age has a substantial impact on...

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