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Tag: Biomarkers

Handful of medication
A twin study published in GeroScience has yielded results suggesting that calcium channel blockers, drugs that are commonly used to treat hypertension and other diseases, slow down epigenetic aging and may lengthen healthy lifespan. A wide field The researchers begin this paper by noting that over 400 compounds, as found in the DrugAge database, have...
Alzheimer's biomarker
Researchers publishing in Alzheimer's and Dementia have published a correlation between the Alzheimer's-linked protein tau and another protein, bisecting N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), which suggests its usefulness as a biomarker. The need for early prediction This paper begins with a note that to be effective, Alzheimer's treatment must begin before irrevocable neurodegeneration has already occurred [1]. Therefore,...
Fitness watch
A new biomarker for measuring biological aging based on physical fitness has been published in Aging, and it has been found to be useful in predicting health issues. Check out Biostarks to learn more about their test kits. A clock with a different purpose Epigenetic Clocks - What are they?An epigenetic clock is a biochemical...
Tzipi Strauss
Despite its small size, Israel is packing quite a punch when it comes to innovation, having earned the moniker "the startup nation". It also has advanced healthcare and some of the best hospitals in the world. In one of them, Sheba Medical Center, the first-of-its-kind Longevity Center will soon open its doors. The center will...
NOVOS logo
With multiple experts on its scientific advisory board, NOVOS offers supplements containing ingredients that recent research has linked to longevity. This company also markets biological age tests for people who want to monitor their progress. We spoke with NOVOS founder and CEO Chris Mirabile about the company’s ideology and approach. Please explain the science behind...
Near IR
In Nature Biomedical Engineering, a team of researchers has published an innovative method of making tau tangles and amyloid beta visible in the near infrared, allowing doctors and researchers to see through bone with relatively simple equipment. Current methods are difficult There are three main approaches to diagnosing Alzheimer's and other brain disorders in living...