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Tag: Clinical Trials

In a recent paper, researchers reviewed the literature for human clinical trials that address NMN's safety and anti-aging effects [1]. The roles of NAD+ and NMN in aging Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN): Benefits and Side EffectsNicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) is a precursor of the coenzyme NAD+, which serves critical functions in our cells. The decline of NAD+...
Sarcopenia
Researchers publishing in Aging Cell have documented a human clinical trial showing that metformin reduces atrophy caused by long periods of bed rest. A common problem and a well-known diabetes drug Long periods of disuse cause muscles to atrophy and accelerate the age-related muscle wasting known as sarcopenia [1]. Strength training is the accepted treatment...
George Church Interview
Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, a veteran geroscientist, and a serial entrepreneur, George Church hardly needs an introduction. While we are always happy to discuss the present and future of geroscience with him, this interview focuses on the two gene therapy papers that he recently co-authored, which drew a lot of attention due...
Longeveron
Longeveron has just announced the first data from its Phase 2b clinical trial that targets frailty with Lomecel-B, an MSC-based cell therapy. A longevity strategy built in More and more, biotech start-ups are applying longevity strategies to their therapeutic pipelines. Among them, Longeveron stands out as one of the few companies taking a cell-based approach....
Strawberries are a source of fisetin.
We take a look at the popular supplement fisetin and see how it stacks up as a potential anti-aging supplement. What is Fisetin? Fisetin is a plant polyphenol and part of the flavonoid group in the flavonol sub-category. Β It is present in many trees and plants, including Eudicotyledons, Acacia greggii, Quebracho colorado, Rhus cotinus, and...
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Unity Biotechnology has recently announced the launch of its Phase 1 study of UBX1325 for patients with diabetic macular edema. The drug is designed to remove problematic senescent cells from the body which accumulate as we get older and are a reason we age. Why we Age: Cellular SenescenceAs your body ages, more of your...