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Tag: TNF-α

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...
Bosu exercise
A new study published in Aging Cell shows that a 12-week program of structured exercise lowers the activity of the inflammatory SASP in people in their mid-60s. Why we Age: Cellular SenescenceAs your body ages, more of your cells become senescent. Senescent cells do not divide or support the tissues of which they are part;...
Antique, complicated clock
Researchers have developed a new transcriptomic aging clock that incorporates information about biological pathways. With this approach, the clock predicts not only age but also how the state of various genetic pathways changes with age, providing insight into the transcriptional changes involved in aging. Time for a new kind of clock In recent years, the...
the retina
A review published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation explores the potential application of senotherapies, particularly in the context of treating age-related macular degeneration [1]. Introducing cellular senescence One of the most advanced approaches to treating aging and age-related diseases is that of addressing the presence of harmful senescent cells, which begin to accumulate with advancing...
Researchers have discovered a link between the cellular recycling system known as autophagy and the behavior of microglial immune cells during aging. The polarization of macrophages We have discussed the polarization of macrophages in a number of previous articles, and it has become quite a hot topic among researchers in the last few years. Microglia...