Help us: Donate
Follow us on:
×

Tag: Healthspan

September 03, 2020
A research team led by Dr. Brian Kennedy has shown that administration of alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG), a natural metabolite in the citric acid cycle, improves both lifespan and healthspan in middle-aged mice. Modest increase in lifespan For this study, the researchers administered a calcium salt of AKG, CaAKG, to 18-month-old male and female Black 6 mice,...
December 17, 2017
The topic of healthspan is increasingly being raised in the popular media, but what does it really mean? Simply put, healthspan means the period of your life in which you remain healthy and free from age-related diseases. The Roman poet Virgil once said “The greatest wealth is health”, so the concept of healthspan was something...
October 23, 2017
We have been hard at work advocating, writing and supporting the development of life extension technologies, or as we call them, rejuvenation biotechnologies. During the course of our activities, we have found that many people new to the topic have lots of questions and are naturally curious about the science behind it. As great as...
July 07, 2017
Life extensionism is a global movement with long-term traditions. The idea that aging is similar to a disease, and should be treated as such, was first suggested in the early 1900s by Elie Metchnikoff, the Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine of 1908, for the discovery of phagocytosis, a vice director of the Pasteur Institute (Paris). Since...