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February 26, 2021
Thanks to an injection of seed round cash, a new company, Bold, joins the growing pool of organizations that are focused on wellness and disease prevention. The rising interest in wellness and healthy aging It’s no secret that the interest in digital health and wellness has risen in recent years along with the popularity of...
The Drosophila fruit fly
January 26, 2021
Scientists have successfully reversed the decline in cellular stress response in drosophila flies [1]. Our cells rely on epigenetic regulation to do their various jobs: while a muscle cell has the same genome as a liver cell, the difference in gene expression is what sets them apart. With age, these complex epigenetic patterns can go...
An elderly woman practicing pilates
January 12, 2021
A new review paper delivers evidence that exercise, a powerful anti-aging tool, may be a natural senolytic [1]. Cellular SenescenceAs your body ages, more of your cells become senescent. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they are part; instead, they emit potentially harmful chemical signals, collectively known as the senescence-associated...
The Sheekey Science Show on reducing tumor growth
January 05, 2021
This time on the Sheekey Science Show, the relationship between cancer and exercise is explored. Regular physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of cancer, and an animal study has fingered the proliferation of cytotoxic CD8 T cells as the causative agents of this effect. The physical, metabolic reasons for this are explored as well, and specific exercise metabolites are identified as the causes of these cells' increased ability to infiltrate and thereby reduce tumors.
July 13, 2020
By now, the race to discover regenerative factors present in blood has been underway for a number of years, with numerous researchers seeking a "secret sauce" in blood that has the potential to rejuvenate aged tissues and organs. A fork in the road It is clear from previous animal studies going back over a decade...
May 13, 2020
A new study suggests that we can actively fight back against age-related decline with resistance training to restore our levels of NAD+, a critical molecule used by the mitochondria in our cells to produce energy. NAD+ and mitochondria The mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, and they use the nutrients we consume in order...