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Tag: Lifespan News

April 13, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses how the GrimAge clock, an accurate predictor of age of death, shows that major depression accelerates aging. We also bring up the NIH's launch of a large-scale project to study senescent cells, research on the pace of aging, brain cells and DNA repair, and how selenium supplementation...
AI for Longevity
April 06, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses how a new company aims to cut down longevity drug development down by years thanks to AI and deep learning. Meanwhile, scientists managed to regrow missing teeth in mice and to grow human muscle tissue in pig embryos. We also discussed a new means of stopping colorectal...
Researchers have grown mini thyroids.
March 30, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses thyroid organoids for potential human use, a human trial showing that clearing amyloid plaques slows mental decline, reduced NMN as a NAD+ precursor, shortened telomeres and kidney fibrosis, and our STSTW episode on meditation. Further Reading Thyroid Organoids Created From Human Tissue Human Trial Suggests Clearing Plaques...
Education and Longevity, Lifespan News image.
March 23, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses education and life expectancy, the CNIO and telomeres, quantum dot nanomedicine, a health-related data project in the UK, and a connection between Alzheimer's and sight loss. Further Reading Adult longevity, education, and racial identity A CNIO team discovers how telomere involvement in tumor generation is regulated Quantum...
Lifespan news, binary aging clock.
March 16, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses a binary clock for predicting biological age, the growing number of startups focused on aging, Lifespan.io's seventh birthday, CAR T-cell therapy against multiple myeloma, and the effects of CBD on Alzheimer's disease. Further Reading Binary Clock Predicts Biological Age Bold Lands $7 Million We Celebrate Our Seventh...
A cute dog
March 09, 2021
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses the Dog Aging Project along with a drug for cognitive decline in dogs, neural proteins in the bloodstream, a human clinical trial for unexplained anemia of aging, and Alzheimer Europe's dementia recommendations. Further Reading The Dog Aging Project Is Ready for Takeoff Drug for Dog Cognitive Decline...