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Extraordinary’ Breakthroughs in Anti-Aging Research ‘Will Happen Faster Than People Think
Robin Seaton Jefferson · Shared Content
12 December 2019 · 8 min read
Published on forbes.com
“Science fiction has become science.” A UK-based anti-aging CEO of Juvenescence biotech has reportedly raised $165 million in just the past 18 months
Increased Neuronal Activity Shortens Lifespan in Animals
Ruth Williams · Shared Content
5 December 2019 · 4 min read
Published on the-scientist.com
Suppressing the natural age-related increase in neuronal excitation lengthens the lives of worms, and there are indications that the same may be true for mice and humans.
Longevity Study Seeks Participants, But Only Dogs Need Apply
Robin Young, Serena McMahon · Shared Content
20 November 2019 · 4 min read
Published on wbur.org
Researchers are undertaking what they say is the largest open study on aging ever on one beloved subject — dogs. The citizen-science study, called the Dog Aging Project, is funded by a $15 million grant from the National Council on Aging.
Why Being Kind Could Help You Live Longer
Lauren Turner · Shared Content
15 November 2019 · 6 min read
Published on bbc.com
What can kindness do for you? Give you a warm glow perhaps, or a feeling of well-being? While that may be true, scientists and academics at a new research centre say it can do much more - it can extend your life.
Moderation of Neural Excitation Promotes Longevity
Nektarios Tavernarakis · Shared Content
14 November 2019 · 7 min read
Published on nature.com
An unexpected link between the nervous system and ageing has emerged. They show that overall neuronal excitation is a major determinant of lifespan, and that it is higher in short-lived individuals and lower in the long-lived.
Daily Exposure to Blue Light May Accelerate Aging, Even If It Doesn’t Reach Your Eyes
Science Daily · Shared Content
6 November 2019 · 4 min read
Published on sciencedaily.com
Prolonged exposure to blue light, such as that which emanates from your phone, computer and household fixtures, could be affecting your longevity, even if it's not shining in your eyes.
New Gene Editing Technology Could Correct 89% of Genetic Defects
Jessie Yeung · Shared Content
23 October 2019 · 4 min read
Published on cnn.com
(CNN) Scientists have developed a new gene-editing technology that could potentially correct up to 89% of genetic defects, including those that cause diseases like sickle cell anemia.
The End of Aging
Chris Taylor · Shared Content
21 October 2019 · 18 min read
Published on mashable.com
Harvard's genetics genius says we can live past 120 with supplements and lifestyle tweaks. Prepare to meet your future descendants.
Owning a Dog May Add Years to Your Life, Study Shows
Caroline K. Kramer, Sadia Mehmood, Renée S. Suen · Shared Content
10 October 2019 · 15 min read
Published on ahajournals.org
In a 2019 study entitled Dog Ownership and Survival, A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, dog ownership has been linked with decreased cardiovascular risk.
David Sinclair, the Anti-Ageing Scientist Who Thinks We Could All Live to 150
Damian Whitworth · Shared Content
3 October 2019 · 6 min read
Published on thetimes.co.uk
David Sinclair of Harvard University has studied aging and longevity for years and through a series of successful studies, has determined humans, in time, may defy the aging process with a boost to their genes at the cellular level.
Scientists Reverse Aging Process in Rat Brain Stem Cells
Science Daily · Shared Content
27 September 2019 · 3 min read
Published on sciencedaily.com
Scientists at University of Cambridge say the results have far reaching implications for how we understand the aging process, and how we might develop much-needed treatments for age-related brain diseases.
Scientists Have Found Longevity Biomarkers
American Association for the Advancement of Science · Shared Content
20 September 2019 · 2 min read
Published on eurekalert.org
A group of scientists from Skoltech, Moscow State University and Harvard University decided to fill this gap and identify crucial molecular processes associated with longevity.