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  • Lifespan News – Saving for Longevity

    Lifespan News – Saving for Longevity

    For this episode of Lifespan News, Ryan O’Shea talks about a recent study showing how people’s thoughts about saving money change when confronted with how […]
  • Intermittent Fasting Protects Mice from Brain Injury

    Intermittent Fasting Protects Mice from Brain Injury

    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 […]
  • Turn Biotechnologies Changes Paradigm in Skin Rejuvenation

    Turn Biotechnologies Changes Paradigm in Skin Rejuvenation

    Turn Biotechnologies has unveiled data at four industry conferences suggesting that a single ERA treatment may be more effective than combination therapies used today. Biomarker analysis demonstrates ERA’s regenerative impact on fibroblast proliferation, […]
  • Haemopoiesis: How Blood Is Created

    Haemopoiesis: How Blood Is Created

    It may seem obvious, but blood is made from many things. Blood plasma, for instance, is mostly made of water, carrying proteins and cells along with various chemicals diluted within the plasma […]
  • Finding Interventions That Truly Impact Aging

    Finding Interventions That Truly Impact Aging

    Researchers publishing in Nature Communications have determined that interventions that extend lifespan in mice may not have significant effects on the processes of aging. Improvement is not the same as slowing decline The researchers begin this paper by noting that […]
  • BioAge Announces Positive Results Against Muscle Atrophy

    BioAge Announces Positive Results Against Muscle Atrophy

    BioAge Labs has concluded a Phase 1b study in which human volunteers undergoing 10 days of bed rest were shown to have their related muscle atrophy significantly attenuated by BGE-105. RICHMOND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioAge Labs, Inc. (“BioAge”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company […]
  • Rapamycin, not Dietary Restriction, Fights Infection in Mice

    Rapamycin, not Dietary Restriction, Fights Infection in Mice

    A meta-analysis published in GeroScience has shown that the well-studied drug rapamycin has positive effects on infection in mice, but […]
  • Polyphenols Help Reduce Visceral Fat

    Polyphenols Help Reduce Visceral Fat

    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, […]
  • De-Aging Movie Stars Won’t Solve Aging

    De-Aging Movie Stars Won’t Solve Aging

    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 […]
  • Rejuvenation Roundup November 2022

    Rejuvenation Roundup November 2022

    The giving season is upon us once more! This month, we focus on November’s research, industry news, and ways that you can help hasten the defeat of aging. LEAF News End-of-Year 2022 Fundraiser: Lifespan.io is accelerating progress […]
  • Challenges to Crypto Funding: From Winning Trust to Gas Fees

    Challenges to Crypto Funding: From Winning Trust to Gas Fees

    In 2021, the cryptocurrency market was estimated as having a market capitalization of around $3 trillion, almost equal to the UK’s nominal GDP of $3.2 trillion. Since then, the estimated value of this market has dropped to […]
  • Making Good Financial Decisions for Longevity

    Making Good Financial Decisions for Longevity

    In a preprint published in Social Science Research Network, researchers have shown that it might be possible to protect people from making poor financial […]
  • Lifespan News – Exercise, Cancer, and Rapamycin

    Lifespan News – Exercise, Cancer, and Rapamycin

    On this episode of Lifespan News, we discuss a new study revealing the effects of exercise on cancer and how rapamycin might actually reduce this benefit. Script Physical activity provides many […]
  • Air Pollution Harms Immune Function in Lungs

    Air Pollution Harms Immune Function in 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 […]
  • Raising Awareness that Aging is a Problem Worth Solving

    Raising Awareness that Aging is a Problem Worth Solving

      There has been plenty going on here at Lifespan.io, so we thought it was time to give you a little update on what’s been happening. Meet us at the Longevity Summit 2022 The Longevity […]
  • Rapamycin Improves the Viability of Egg Cells

    Rapamycin Improves the Viability of Egg Cells

    Researchers publishing in Aging have found that rapamycin, a molecule thoroughly researched for its effects on metabolism, improves the viability of egg cells (oocytes) grown in vitro. […]
  • Exercise Might Protect from Metastatic Cancer

    Exercise Might Protect from Metastatic Cancer

    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 […]
  • Lifespan.io Presents at MIRAI 2.0 R&I Week 2022

    Lifespan.io Presents at MIRAI 2.0 R&I Week 2022

    At MIRAI 2.0 Research and Innovation Week 2022, I joined Swedish and Japanese researchers in discussing future-focused innovations related to aging. What does the future hold? […]
  • Blood Glucose Is a Biomarker of Aging

    Blood Glucose Is a Biomarker of Aging

    Glucose is the second most influential biomarker on the rate of aging, according to Aging.ai’s age prediction platform. Glucose control is vital to human health, and uncontrolled high glucose […]
  • We Can Think of Worse Curses, Elon Musk

    We Can Think of Worse Curses, Elon Musk

    Two days ago, famous billionaire and new Twitter owner Elon Musk Tweeted that he cannot think of a worse curse than living forever, in reply to a Tweet relating to the predicted heat death of the universe. […]
  • Journal Club November 2022

    Journal Club November 2022

    The Journal Club returns at 12:00 Eastern time, November 29th. Dr. Medvedik will be taking a look at the recent paper entitled “Rapamycin treatment […]
  • Rapamycin extends life span & health span in mice & Daphnia

    Rapamycin extends life span & health span in mice & Daphnia

    The Journal Club returns at 12:00 Eastern time, November 29th on our Facebook channel. Dr. Medvedik will be taking a look at the recent paper entitled “Rapamycin […]
  • Nicotinamide Riboside May Make Existing Cancer Worse

    Nicotinamide Riboside May Make Existing Cancer Worse

    A paper published in the journal Biosensors and Bioelectronics has caused a stir in the longevity community by showing that nicotinamide riboside (NR), a precursor to NAD+, makes tumors more aggressive in a mouse […]
  • Longevity Biotech Fellowship Announces Launch

    Longevity Biotech Fellowship Announces Launch

    On Deck Longevity Biotech and the founders of LessDeath.org have collaborated to start the Longevity Biotech Fellowship, a new initiative focusing on bringing upcoming professionals into the longevity industry. […]
  • Correlation Between Cognitive Decline and Epigenetic Clocks

    Correlation Between Cognitive Decline and Epigenetic Clocks

    Researchers publishing in Aging have found a correlation between cognitive decline and measurements of epigenetic aging. Familiar epigenetic clocks For this study, the researchers used four familiar epigenetic clocks: the first-generation Horvath and […]
  • Lifespan News – NMN and the FDA

    Lifespan News – NMN and the FDA

    On this episode of Lifespan News, Ryan O’Shea talks about a controversial decision by the Food and Drug Administration to restrict the sale of NMN as a supplement. Script Nicotinamide mononucleotide, or NMN, is popular among longevity enthusiasts […]
  • New Initiative for a More Longevity-Friendly World

    New Initiative for a More Longevity-Friendly World

    Quantum Healthy Longevity Innovation Mission is a new UK-based initiative touting a multi-pronged approach to push for longer lifespans and healthspans for everyone. Aging is complex A couple of decades ago, researchers began to realize that aging, like diseases, can […]
  • Muscle Strength Associated with Oral Health

    Muscle Strength Associated with Oral Health

    Researchers publishing in The Lancet have found a relationship between poor oral health and weaker muscles in people who are at least 70 years old. An established health link We have previously reported on […]
  • Protein Content in an Optimal Diet

    Protein Content in an Optimal Diet

    In a new study published in Nature Communications, researchers have designed guidelines for dietary amino acid consumption for optimal health [1]. Protein matters Diet is an important component of a healthy lifestyle and is believed to play a major role […]
  • FDA Purges NMN From the List of Supplements

    FDA Purges NMN From the List of Supplements

    Reversing its own earlier decision, the FDA has informed an NMN manufacturer that the molecule can no longer be marketed as part of dietary supplements. Another company that […]

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