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Longevity Drug Interactions

Longevity Drug Interactions

I take about a dozen different pills for longevity. There is some evidence behind each of them, but what we really don’t know is how they interact.

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Video: International Summit on Human Gene Editing

Video: International Summit on Human Gene Editing

A major component of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine’s Human Gene-Editing Initiative is an international summit to take place December 1-3 in Washington, D.C. Co-hosted with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the U.K.’s Royal Society, the summit will convene experts from around the world to discuss the scientific, ethical, and governance issues as...

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Is Peer Review Delaying Anti-Aging Research?

Is Peer Review Delaying Anti-Aging Research?

Ten years ago, a team lead by Irina Conboy at the University of California at Berkeley showed something remarkable: if you take old cells and put them in a young environment, you effectively rejuvenate them.

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Give Blood, Live Longer?

Give Blood, Live Longer?

The raw statistics are quite promising; a study that found occasionally donating blood (every three years) is associated with a 50% drop in cardiovascular disease in men. This study finds a 40% reduction in cardiovascular risk, after adjusting for other differences between donor and non-donor groups. a study that found occasionally donating blood (every three years) is associated with a 50% drop ...

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2015 – 2016 Stanford Longevity Design Challenge “

2015 – 2016 Stanford Longevity Design Challenge “

The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge offers cash prizes and free entrepreneur mentorship in a competition open to all university students around the world who want to design products and services which optimize long life for us all.

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