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Tag: Inflammaging

Bacteriophages
Researchers publishing in Nature Microbiology have determined that the viruses populating the intestines of centenarians are slightly different from those of the merely old. Viruses for bacteria, not people We have written previously about a study showing that centenarians have youthful bacterial gut compositions (enterotypes) similar to those of younger people. This study looks more...
3D Heart
A pair of case reports published in Heliyon have shed more light on the connection between systemic sclerosis and fatal heart failure, highlighting a need for early diagnosis and treatment. Check out Cardio Diagnostics to learn more about their test kits. A systemic autoimmune disease Systemic sclerosis was once known as scleroderma, as the most...
Exercise and supplements
In a new systematic review, researchers have shown that combining some dietary supplements and exercise might be beneficial for people over the age of 60 [1]. A double-edged sword Chronic low-level inflammation accompanies many hereditary and age-associated diseases. Inflammation also plays an important role in β€˜healthy’ aging, so it was recently acknowledged as another hallmark...
Obese and healthy mouse
Research published in Immunity & Ageing has shown that obesity has significant, aging-associated effects on behavior and immunity in the brains of mice. Known effects on humans and mice The researchers introduce this study by discussing human studies. It is well known that obesity is a risk factor for severe metabolic disorders, such as diabetes...
Updates
The year 2023 started with the publication of two remarkable review papers in Cell and Cell Metabolism by researchers addressing the hallmarks of aging and their interplay with the hallmarks of cancer [1,2]. These papers were authored by the same team that published the original 2013 Hallmarks of Aging paper [3]. The Hallmarks of AgingThere...
Cascading Waterfall
In a study recently published in Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports, researchers have shown that growing natural killer (NK) cells and re-introducing them back into the human bloodstream reduces senescence markers in a wide variety of immune cells. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells This research focuses on peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), a category that includes T...