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Tag: Mayo Clinic

Missing pieces of the brain
January 22, 2021
A new study by a team of researchers, including Dr. Kirkland of Mayo Clinic, shows the effect of whole-body senolytic treatment on the health and function of the brain. This follows up on previous Mayo Clinic research led by Dr. James Kirkland. That experiment treated mice with a combination of the cancer drug dasatinib and...
Strawberries
January 07, 2020
Today, we will take a look at the popular supplement fisetin and see how it stacks up as a geroprotector. History of Fisetin Fisetin is a plant polyphenol and part of the flavonoid group in the flavonol sub-category. The earliest record of isolated fisetin dates back to 1833 from the smoke bush (Rhus cotinus). Its...
human clinical trial
October 05, 2019
A small-scale human trial by Mayo Clinic researchers has shown for the first time that harmful senescent cells that accumulate with age can be removed from the body by senolytic drugs. This has been demonstrated many times already in mice, but this is the first confirmation that these drugs remove senescent cells in the same...