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Eric Le Bourg has published a thought-provoking paper in Biogerontology that offers a critique of geroscience [1]. Geroscience, we need to talk... When people discuss the prospects of targeting the aging processes to prevent, halt, or even reverse age-related diseases, their beliefs often fall into two opposing categories. The first is overly optimistic blue-sky thinking,...
Developing healthy practices could help you live a longer life.
Every day, researchers get together in their labs and try to find ways of bringing aging under medical control. Despite the ongoing global effort, it is estimated that a relatively complete system of controlling biological aging is at least 20 years away. That means there is likely going to be considerable time before life extension...
Bold logo
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...
Breanna Deutsch interview
Today, we are interviewing Breanna Deutsch, a policy expert and the author of Finding the Fountain, which we have previously reviewed. Breanna comes from the world of political communications, and she explains what needs to be done to encourage policymakers to pave the way for a world of rejuvenation. How did you get into the...
A research team led by Dr. Brian Kennedy has shown that administration of alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) improves both lifespan and healthspan in middle-aged mice. Modest increase in lifespan from Alpha-Ketoglutarate  For this study, the researchers administered a calcium salt of AKG, CaAKG, to 18-month-old male and female Black 6 mice, which represents the equivalent of human...
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...