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.
Logically, if progress is accelerating, and progress depends on unreasonable people who act as outliers, then we must have more and more unreasonable people over time.
During a 1959 television appearance, Jack Kerouac was asked how long it took him to write his novel On The Road. His response – three weeks – amazed the interviewer and ignited an enduring myth that the book was composed in a marathon of nonstop typing.
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.
Every second, more than 10,000 high-energy particles – protons and atomic nuclei – rain down on every square meter of the Earth’s atmosphere.
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.
My lab is interested in understanding how the DNA damage response is regulated specifically at telomeric DNA.