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Arkadi Mazin

About Arkadi Mazin

Arkadi is a seasoned journalist and op-ed author with a passion for learning and exploration. His interests span from politics to science and philosophy. Having studied economics and international relations, he is particularly interested in the social aspects of longevity and life extension. He strongly believes that life extension is an achievable and noble goal that has yet to take its rightful place on the very top of our civilization’s agenda – a situation he is eager to change.

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Using a novel senolytic drug, scientists have successfully eliminated senescent cells in human skin transplanted into mice. The treatment led to prolonged skin rejuvenation [1]. Senescence and senolytics Senescent cells, also known as “zombie cells”, are cells that have stopped proliferating after being subjected to any of several types of stress (replicative, chemical, radiational, etc.)...
16 Hour Fast
Scientists from Singapore have found that intermittent fasting alleviates damage incurred by chronic cerebral hypoperfusion, the impaired blood flow to the brain that is thought to be a cause of age-related dementia [1]. Why intermittent fasting? Back in the early days of geroscience, caloric restriction was the first intervention to substantially increase lifespan in lab...
Greek salad bowl
Pitching two variants of the Mediterranean diet against each other in a randomized controlled trial, scientists have found that the plant-oriented one, which contained more polyphenols, was more effective for weight loss [1]. Beyond the Med diet A healthy diet is one of the most powerful anti-aging interventions available today, but the question of which...
Wineholics
In the fifth installment of the popular Indiana Jones franchise, Harrison Ford will reportedly be “de-aged” by means of computer graphics, presumably to make him kicking Nazi butt at least somewhat believable. A regular person would react to this piece of showbiz gossip with a chuckle and quickly scroll further down their feed. For a...
Polluted lungs
A new study published in Nature Medicine suggests that lifelong exposure to tiny airborne particles leads to their accumulation in lymph nodes in the lungs and to impaired immune function [1]. Age-related lung diseases and pollution With age, people become more susceptible to many diseases, with the lungs being one of the most affected organs....
Tug of war
In a new study published in the journal Cancer Research, Israeli scientists have found that by increasing the metabolic activity of healthy cells, exercise likely pitches them against cancer cells in a battle for nutrients, which slows cancer progression [1]. Higher metabolic activity Physical activity provides many health benefits, and it can even lower the...