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Tag: Lifespan News

October 20, 2020
For this week's episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally presents an update on the state of today's elderly, a new atlas of dental cells, a grant for research on behavioral aging, medins and cerebrovascular dysfunction, and autophagy and senescent cells. Further Reading Today’s Elderly Are Healthier Than a Generation Ago A New Atlas of Dental...
October 13, 2020
This week's episode of Lifespan News features new perks for our Lifespan Heroes, nanoparticles with self-replicating RNA to stop cancer, the DRACO-related, broad-spectrum antiviral VTose, blood sugar control for diabetics, and the senotherapeutic effects of the flavonoid naringenin. Further Reading New Perks for Lifespan Heroes Nanoparticles with Self-Replicating RNA Stop Cancer in Mice Rick Kiessig...
October 06, 2020
On this week's episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally brings up Young.ai, an app for tracking your age; a link between a colder microbiome and osteoporosis; mitochondrial dysfunction in female fertility; a microporous membrane that aids in skin regeneration; and microtubule stabilization, which has been shown to alleviate Alzheimer's in mice.  Further Reading Young.ai...
September 29, 2020
On this week's episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally talks about an epigenetic clock for cats, accelerated epigenetic aging in athletes, a two-pronged approach to bone repair, caloric restriction benefiting DNA repair in mice, and a new research center to study aging.
September 22, 2020
This week on Lifespan News, Brent Nally talks about aging and COVID-19, the effects of NMN on COVID-19 patients, a common diabetes drug that reduces inflammation in the liver, brown fat in mice, and the role that tissue engineering and regenerative medicine plays in longevity.
September 15, 2020
On this week's episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally discusses alpha-ketoglutarate, transplanted microglial cells, inherited methylation patterns on aging, the fact that centenarians do not have fewer deleterious mutations than the rest of us, and the damage repair approach to aging.