I have just returned from the first Monod Conference on the Comparative Biology of Aging.
Here at the Neglected Disease Research, we are developing compounds for the treatment of malaria, Leishmania, Chagas disease and African sleeping sickness.
At first, only trivial amounts of beta amyloid begin to accumulate in small aggregates, but then they grow larger, gathering into huge amyloid plaques.
Last year, I blogged on a CDC report that Alzheimer’s Disease is more prevalent than previous epidemiology had acknowledged.
RAMP2 can, under specific conditions, activate the molecules in the body’s cells that recognize the signal from the hormone glucagon. Were this to happen in the liver, it could promote the release of sugars into the blood -– precisely the process that it is supposed to prevent.
Currently, the only treatment options for damaged heart muscle are surgery, if possible, and for the worst cases, a whole heart transplantation.
This essay is a personal view, distilled from over 30 years of studying aging and life extension at the scientific and clinical levels.This essay is a personal view, distilled from over 30 years of studying aging and life extension at the scientific and clinical levels.
While we can reliably diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 24 months, most children are diagnosed much later.
Biologics are medicines that are made using certain types of cells to produce the right kind of protein.
Last month a team of doctors and scientists made the case to regulators at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider approving anti-aging drugs as a new pharmaceutical class. Such a designation would treat aging as disease rather than...