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Tag: Senolytics

Spinal Disc Degeneration
A group of researchers has found that early long-term treatment of mice with the popular senolytic duo dasatinib and quercetin alleviates symptoms of intervertebral disc degeneration, a major age-related cause of disability [1]. Age-related disease with early onset Conventional wisdom says that our spines just were not built to last for as long as humans...
Removing senescent cells with senolytics may reverse some aspects of aging.
In this article we will take a look at senolytics and how they have the potential to reverse some aspects of the aging process. Senescent cells and aging As your body ages, increasing amounts of your cells enter into a state of senescence. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they...
Capers are high in quercetin which may help slow down aging.
Found in many fruits and vegetables, quercetin may have some potential in the context of aging. We take a look at this natural compound and popular dietary supplement. What is quercetin? Quercetin is a natural flavonoid, which makes it part of a large family of water-soluble plant compounds. Flavonoids are not created by the body...
Storm
Research recently published in Aging shows how senescent cells overreact to inflammatory stimuli, causing them to excessively excrete compounds that promote inflammation. The researchers hypothesize that this is one cause of the cytokine storm, an immune overreaction that is more common in the elderly and is known to cause severe dysfunction and even death when...
Scientific Announcement
Leading the pack is never easy, but today, UNITY Biotechnology is back with some positive news for senolytics. Being first is not always easy UNITY Biotechnology is a company that has been developing senolytics for the removal of senescent cells, which accumulate with age, drive chronic inflammation, and spur various age-related diseases. Why we Age:...
Strawberries
We take a look at the popular supplement fisetin and see how it stacks up as a potential anti-aging supplement. What is Fisetin? Fisetin is a plant polyphenol and part of the flavonoid group in the flavonol sub-category.  It is present in many trees and plants, including Eudicotyledons, Acacia greggii, Quebracho colorado, Rhus cotinus, and...