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Yet another group has formed to advance early-stage biotechnology research. This time, the Forever Healthy Foundation, founded by Michael Greve, has formed a $5 million partnership with the Buck Institute in order to fund rejuvenation biotechnology. The full press release is included here. Forever Healthy and Buck Institute announce partnership to advance translational research in...
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We take a look at this diabetic drug that some researchers think may slow down aging. What is metformin? Metformin is a prescription drug and is available as a tablet or an oral solution. It is a commonly used first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and is also used in the treatment...
Removing senescent cells with senolytics may reverse some aspects of aging.
In this article we will take a look at senolytics and how they have the potential to reverse some aspects of the aging process. Senescent cells and aging As your body ages, increasing amounts of your cells enter into a state of senescence. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they...
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Today, we chronicle the progress of partial cellular reprogramming and discuss how this powerful treatment may be able to reprogram cells back into a youthful state, at least partially reversing epigenetic alterations, one of the proposed reasons we age. We have created an introduction video about cellular reprogramming and if you would like to learn...
Glucosamine reduces all-cause mortality.
This popular supplement has been used for decades for joint pain, but its influence on all-cause mortality is far more interesting in the context of healthy longevity. What is glucosamine? Glucosamine is a polysaccharide that naturally occurs in cartilaginous joint tissues and is involved in protein and lipid synthesis. Glucosamine is also present in other...
There are few things as tasty as a good blueberry, but science is showing that there could be more health benefits to this delicious fruit than people might think. What is Pterostilbene? Pterostilbene (trans-3,5-dimethoxy-4-hydroxystilbene) is a naturally occurring polyphenol, a type of molecule that occurs in plants. It is part of the stilbene group of...