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Category: Lifespan News

Telomere Attrition and Fibrosis
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses a study that links the hallmark of telomere attrition with the development of fibrosis.  Further Reading A Link Between Telomere Attrition and Fibrosis Script Is there any link between telomere attrition and fibrosis? And, if so, how would this link impact future research? Stick around to...
LSN Pulse Chain
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses Pulse Chain, a blockchain-based cryptocurrency that is being used to donate to SENS Research Foundation. Further Reading PulseChain Airdrop Raises $20m for SENS Script The most frustrating thing about bio rejuvenation research in 2021 for me is that thought leaders like biogerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey have...
LSN Testosterone Benefits
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses a testosterone study in rats, a ginseng compound that reduces a marker of cellular senescence in humans, and a way in which caloric restriction affects immunosenescence. Further Reading Testosterone Restores Brain Function in Old Male Rats Ginseng Compound Reduces Senescent Marker in Humans Caloric Restriction Attenuates Immunosenescence...
Unexpected Side Effect
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses a life extension drug discovered by accident, a recent report on evolution and maximum age, CRISPR gene editing on human patients, and a method of treating dementia slated to be tested in humans. Further Reading Life Extension Drug Discovered by Accident Evolution Won’t Stop Aging Any Time...
LSN Quantum Computers
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses how quantum computers can aid in drug discovery, a study in which stem cells are shown to promote the health of nearby cells, and how the aged microenvironment is linked to sarcopenia. Further Reading Can Quantum Computing Help Discover New Drugs? How Stem Cells Promote the Health...
LSN Cancer Detection
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally introduces a test for multiple types of cancer, discusses how restricting blood flow in the brains of mice looks like brain aging, and brings up a new, safer method of cellular reprogramming developed by Calico scientists. Further Reading First Multi-Cancer Blood Test Available Now Brain Blood Flow Restriction...