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Category: Lifespan News

LSN $26M Longevity
We're happy to report on this episode of Lifespan News that roughly $26 million will be given in grants to people working on age-related research. Script Around $26 million in grant funding has just been made available for scientific research that can improve our understanding and control of human aging thanks to the donations of...
LSN Bezos Longevity
This episode of Lifespan News is about Altos Labs, a new billionare-financed company that is pledged to focus on aging. Script There’s a new company focused on solving aging! Investors are reported to include billionaires Yuri Milner and Jeff Bezos. In recent months, there’s been some hints, but considerable secrecy, surrounding the formation of a...
Lifespan News Hot Dogs
On this culinary episode of Lifespan News, we discuss a new study showing how much lifespan certain foods add or subtract. Script It’s been all over the news and all over the internet - eating a hot dog will take 36 minutes off your life. But what does the study actually say, and what does...
Lifespan News NAD NMN
On this episode of Lifespan News, we discuss the coenzyme NAD+ and its precursors, such as NMN.  Script Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide. That’s a mouthful, so we’ll refer to it as NAD+. We’ve discussed NAD+ on Lifespan News many times over the last year. But what the heck is NAD+? Why is NAD+ so crucial...
LSN Crispr Immune Invisibility
On this episode of Lifespan News, we discuss using CRISPR-engineered stem cells that do not evoke an immune response. Script A lot of people frequently ask me what I think about CRISPR-Cas9 and when I think it will be ready for widespread therapeutic use in humans. My answer is CRISPR is super exciting and promising...
LSN Fatty Acids
On this episode of Lifespan News, we discuss research that describes how four fatty acids are correlated with increased or decreased longevity.  Script The results of a long-term human study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition have shown that a model built on the concentration of four fatty acids predicts mortality in...