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Tag: Skin

February 02, 2020
The January edition of Journal Club, hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, took a look at the results of a recent human trial in which the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. NewsOur Third Annual Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020 NYC Con...February 18, 2020Lifespan.io is hosting its third annual conference on...
January 24, 2020
The Journal Club will be returning on January 28th at 13:00 EST with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month we will be taking a look at the results of a recent human trial where the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. You can watch the show live on...
November 27, 2019
The results of a small human clinical trial focused on skin aging have been published, and they are positive. A topical application of rapamycin, an FDA-approved drug that is used to combat organ rejection during donor transplants and targets the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway, was tested to see if it had any effect...
September 25, 2019
Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that exosomes harvested from human skin cells can repair sun-damaged skin cells in mice. The therapy also appears to be more effective than retinol and stem cell treatment, and best of all, delivery of the therapy is needle-free. What are exosomes? Exosomes are essentially membrane-wrapped packages that...
March 18, 2019
The skin is our first line of defense against invading pathogens, and scientists at UC San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Administration (VA) Health Care System believe that it may be a cause of inflammaging, the age-related chronic inflammation that encourages a number of age-related diseases to develop. As we age, we generally experience...
December 12, 2018
Today, we present an interview with Reason, the editor of Fight Aging! and co-founder of Repair Biotechnologies. We asked him about the state of rejuvenative therapies, some of which may be available in the near future. Fight Aging! was the first blog that tackled the science of aging in a serious fashion. Many people still...