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Tag: Geroprotectors

March 09, 2021
Meat is rich in creatine, an important energy buffer in muscle cells, and the main constituent of a popular sports supplement used by athletes. However, we're now finding out that there’s more to creatine than 'meats' the eye. To be clear, it is not a good idea to wolf down loads of steaks, sausages, bacon....
Apples are a natural source of quercetin
January 31, 2021
Nothing quite compares to a tasty,fresh,crisp apple,but most people might not know that apples contain a very interesting compound that has a number of potential health benefits. History of quercetin Quercetin is a naturally occurring member of the flavonoid family-a large family of water-soluble chemicals that are not created by the body and are an...
February 28, 2020
Glucosamine is one of the most commonly used supplements frequently taken to promote joint health and treat other aches, but there really is more to this dietary supplement than first meets the eye. History of glucosamine Glucosamine was originally discovered during the 1960s in Italy, by pharmacologist Professor Luigi Rovati, the founder of pharmaceutical giant...
August 15, 2019
Journal Club will be returning on August 27 with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik and special guest Alexander Tyshkovskiy, a Ph.D. student who works at the Gladyshev at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. The topic for Journal Club this month will be the recent paper "Identification and Application of Gene Expression Signatures...
June 23, 2019
For the June edition of Journal Club, Dr. Oliver Medvedik and guests took a look at the recent human trial of urolithin A, a metabolite produced by microflora and an active ingredient in pomegranates that is linked to increased levels of mitophagy in aged animals. Urolithin A is a byproduct created when bacteria in the...
June 18, 2019
For the June edition of Journal Club, Dr. Oliver Medvedik and guests will be taking a look at the recent human trial of Urolithin A, a metabolite produced by microflora and an active ingredient in pomegranates which is linked to increased levels of mitophagy in aged animals. Join us at 13:00 EDT on our Facebook channel where...