By Ilia Stambler Following the tradition set in 2013, on or around October 1 (“The UN International Day of Older Persons”) longevity research activists from around the world organize events and promotions as a part of the “Longevity Day” Campaign....
Potential establishment of a state program in Kazakhstan to improve the healthspan of the population. On May 19, 2016, the World Health Organization released its report “World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, describing the recent...
Senolytics are a relatively new class of drugs that focuses on the removal of senescent cells.
Interventions into the degenerative aging process are still only in their infancy.
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.
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.
There is no physical necessity for aging. Analogies to wearing out and to chemical corrosion are flawed and misguided.
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 in cardiovascular disease in men.
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.
I have just returned from the first Monod Conference on the Comparative Biology of Aging.