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Category: Lifespan News

May 04, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses the effectiveness of NMN on prediabetic patients, the accomplishments of BioAge in 2021, an FDA-approved drug as a treatment for dry AMD, a negligibly senescent fish, and how the Chinese practice of qigong attenuates age-related cognitive decline. Further Reading NMN Human Trial Suggests Improved Muscle Glucose Metabolism...
LSN Younger Europe
April 27, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses the European Longevity Initiative, the effects of spermidine on cognitive function, diet and exercise to reduce epigenetic age, B-cell depletion for ameliorating Alzheimer's, and RNA deep sequencing that monitors the progression of Parkinson's disease. Further Reading EU Green Paper on Aging Falls Short of the Mark Spermidine...
X10 CRISPR
April 20, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Ryan O'Shea discusses a new CRISPR breakthrough, the creation of new neurons from astrocytes in vivo, the Dog Aging Project on Science to Save the World, serum albumin increasing lifespan in a mouse study, and the effects of hypoxia on the SASP. Further Reading New CRISPR Technology Allows Turning Genes...
X10 Clock Ticks Faster
April 13, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses how the GrimAge clock, an accurate predictor of age of death, shows that major depression accelerates aging. We also bring up the NIH's launch of a large-scale project to study senescent cells, research on the pace of aging, brain cells and DNA repair, and how selenium supplementation...
AI for Longevity
April 06, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses how a new company aims to cut down longevity drug development down by years thanks to AI and deep learning. Meanwhile, scientists managed to regrow missing teeth in mice and to grow human muscle tissue in pig embryos. We also discussed a new means of stopping colorectal...
Researchers have grown mini thyroids.
March 30, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses thyroid organoids for potential human use, a human trial showing that clearing amyloid plaques slows mental decline, reduced NMN as a NAD+ precursor, shortened telomeres and kidney fibrosis, and our STSTW episode on meditation. Further Reading Thyroid Organoids Created From Human Tissue Human Trial Suggests Clearing Plaques...