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Here at Lifespan.io we are working to overcome age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, and heart disease, by raising funds and awareness for credible research that addresses the root causes of the aging process.

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  • Rapamycin-Loaded Microneedles Reverse Hair Loss in Mice

    Rapamycin-Loaded Microneedles Reverse Hair Loss in Mice

    Scientists have successfully regrown hair in a mouse model of hair loss using custom-made plastic microneedles loaded with rapamycin and […]
  • Martin O’Dea Talks About the Longevity Summit

    Martin O’Dea Talks About the Longevity Summit

    We recently had the opportunity to speak to Martin O’Dea about a new longevity-focused event happening in Ireland’s capital city on September 18th-20th. Martin holds an MBS and is a business lecturer at Dublin Business School in Dublin, […]
  • Prof. Albert-László Barabási on Network Medicine

    Prof. Albert-László Barabási on Network Medicine

    Albert-László Barabási is the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science at Northeastern University, and he also holds an appointment in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. We talked about a revolutionary ‘network medicine’ approach that can […]
  • SENS Research Foundation Announces Ending Aging Forum 2022

    SENS Research Foundation Announces Ending Aging Forum 2022

    SENS Research Foundation has announced this year’s Ending Aging Forum, which will be held through a virtual conference platform with an immersive […]
  • Announcing the Longevity Prize

    Announcing the Longevity Prize

    The Longevity Prize is a series of prizes designed to honor the researchers who are helping to build a future in […]
  • Hypertension Is Associated with Brain Drainage Changes

    Hypertension Is Associated with Brain Drainage Changes

    Researchers publishing in Aging have found that enlarged perivascular spaces (ePVS) in the brain are correlated with vascular disorders [1]. These spaces, which are part […]
  • An In-Depth Review of Skin Aging Genes

    An In-Depth Review of Skin Aging Genes

    In a new systematic review published in Scientific Reports, multiple genes driving skin aging were identified [1]. The authors start by explaining the intrinsic (genetic and chronological) and extrinsic (environmental) factors that drive skin […]
  • Scientists Move the Boundaries of Post-Mortem Recovery

    Scientists Move the Boundaries of Post-Mortem Recovery

    Researchers have been able to achieve substantial recovery of cellular and organismal activity in pigs that had been dead for a full hour [1]. When is it too late? Advances in resuscitation have already moved the boundaries of […]
  • Developing Nanobodies to Fight Parkinson’s Disease

    Developing Nanobodies to Fight Parkinson’s Disease

    A team of researchers publishing in Nature Communications has described nanobodies that can destroy the α-synuclein aggregates that characterize Lewy bodies, which […]
  • Steve Horvath on the Present and Future of Epigenetic Clocks

    Steve Horvath on the Present and Future of Epigenetic Clocks

    Dr. Steve Horvath hardly needs an introduction, so we will be brief: he is the inventor of the epigenetic clock and, currently, principal investigator at Altos Labs. We talked about the recent developments in this immensely […]
  • Sauna Combined with Exercise Improves Cardiovascular Health

    Sauna Combined with Exercise Improves Cardiovascular Health

    In a randomized, controlled trial, scientists have shown that sauna and exercise, when taken together, might have a synergistic, beneficial effect on cardiovascular health […]
  • Ghrelin Is Associated with Worse Muscle Aging in Mice

    Ghrelin Is Associated with Worse Muscle Aging in Mice

    A team of researchers publishing through Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute has described an association between the peptide ghrelin and skeletal muscle aging in […]
  • Lifespan News – Longevity Camp

    Lifespan News – Longevity Camp

    Ryan O’Shea discusses the Longevity Summer Camp, a four-day retreat featuring people from many longevity-related walks of life, on this episode of Lifespan News. Script Recently, […]
  • Is Coffee Good or Bad for You?

    Is Coffee Good or Bad for You?

    Coffee contains hundreds of biologically active compounds that influence long-term health. Coffee consumption is associated with lower all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality as well as […]
  • VitaDAO Backs Research into Chronic Oral Disease

    VitaDAO Backs Research into Chronic Oral Disease

    Periodontal disease affects more than 47% of adults aged 30 and over. For people over 65 years of age, that number rises to over 70%, making periodontitis […]
  • Caloric Restriction Improves Immune System Function

    Caloric Restriction Improves Immune System Function

    A new study published in Mechanisms of Aging and Development has shown that caloric restriction effectively restores T cell abundance in aged mice [1]. Is it really just about getting fewer calories? Caloric restriction has become […]
  • Hesperetin Upregulates Metabolism and Longevity in Mice

    Hesperetin Upregulates Metabolism and Longevity in Mice

    Researchers publishing in Journal of Biomedical Science have concluded that hesperetin, a compound found in various herbs, improves longevity in mice by promoting the expression of the pro-longevity gene Cisd2. Mitochondria […]
  • Vitamin D Fails to Improve Bone Health in Mega-Study

    Vitamin D Fails to Improve Bone Health in Mega-Study

    A high-quality, randomized, controlled trial found no effect of vitamin D supplementation or blood levels on the incidence of fractures in an aging population [1]. The common perception […]
  • VitaDAO Funds ApoptoSENS Project for $253,000

    VitaDAO Funds ApoptoSENS Project for $253,000

    Preventing the dysfunction of natural killer (NK) cells may be a promising area to explore in the fight against cellular senescence. Researchers are hoping to define the correlation between […]
  • Rejuvenation Roundup July 2022

    Rejuvenation Roundup July 2022

    Ending Age-Related Diseases 2022 will occur in less than two weeks, but that’s far from the only thing happening this month, and there’s plenty that happened last month as well. Here’s the latest rejuvenation news from July. LEAF News […]
  • Mebots – Merging Gaming with Fitness

    Mebots – Merging Gaming with Fitness

    The pandemic has pushed many people indoors, and for many people, this has meant more time watching TV or using the computer. Screen time is now an average of 7 hours […]
  • Epigenetic Age Acceleration Is Correlated with Mortality

    Epigenetic Age Acceleration Is Correlated with Mortality

    In an important step for the longevity field, scientists have found that epigenetic age acceleration, as measured by four popular methylation clocks, is correlated with aging and mortality in humans […]
  • Loss of IGF-1 May Contribute to Neurovascular Aging

    Loss of IGF-1 May Contribute to Neurovascular Aging

    Researchers publishing in GeroScience have reported that the age-related decline in IGF-1 levels is associated with neurovascular aging [1]. IGF-1 and brain vasculature This paper begins with a discussion of neurovascular coupling (NVC) and its relationship […]
  • Glutamine Supplementation Has Anti-Aging Potential

    Glutamine Supplementation Has Anti-Aging Potential

    A new study published in Frontiers of Pharmacology has shown that glutamine deprivation might speed up aging while glutamine supplementation reduces oxidative stress-induced senescence in mice [1]. Glutamine is an amino acid of paramount […]
  • What Is Metformin and Why Do People Take It?

    What Is Metformin and Why Do People Take It?

    Metformin is widely prescribed for type 2 diabetes; it improves glucose metabolism and thereby reduces diabetic complications. How it works is not well-understood, but we know that metformin mostly interacts with signaling molecules […]
  • Social Frailty Is Correlated with All-Cause Mortality

    Social Frailty Is Correlated with All-Cause Mortality

    Scientists have shown that social frailty – a composite index based on income level, household status, and social activity – significantly affects all-cause mortality in the elderly, with poverty being […]
  • Blueberry Extract Reduces Aging Biomarkers in Rat Livers

    Blueberry Extract Reduces Aging Biomarkers in Rat Livers

    A study published in Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity has shown how blueberry extract moderately improves several age-related biomarkers in the livers of aging male rats. Rich in polyphenols In their introduction, the researchers […]
  • NAD+ Helps Natural Killer Cells to Fight Cancer

    NAD+ Helps Natural Killer Cells to Fight Cancer

    Scientists have shown that the effectiveness of natural killer cells, a crucial component of the immune system, is directly linked to NAD+ levels [1]. Naturally deadly Natural killer cells (NK) are an important part of the innate immune […]
  • Oocytes Age Slowly by Remodeling Electron Transport

    Oocytes Age Slowly by Remodeling Electron Transport

    Scientists have discovered that immature oocytes maintain their youth by shutting down one of the protein complexes that produce energy in mitochondria [1]. Live slow, stay young Every female is […]
  • Vitamin D Supplements May Make Alzheimer’s Worse

    Vitamin D Supplements May Make Alzheimer’s Worse

    Researchers publishing in Aging Cell have found that administering Vitamin D to Alzheimer’s patients may actually make the problem worse. A matter of cause and effect Vitamin D deficiency is strongly linked to Alzheimer’s […]