August 5, 2020

Study finds cancer-boosting culprit that multiplies with age

As our bodies convert food into energy, they produce debris that accumulates as we age. New research shows that one of these metabolic throwaways plays a potentially deadly role in the development of cancer.
July 20, 2020

Study finds clues to aging in ‘junk’ DNA

A new study, published on June 5 in Aging Cell, found that a portion of noncoding genetic material, called repetitive element transcripts, might be an important biomarker of the aging process.
July 8, 2020

Plant Protein May Prevent Disease, Increase Longevity

Replacing animal protein with plants such as beans, nuts, and seeds may help prevent ailments including heart disease and certain types of cancer.
June 14, 2020

Anti-Aging and Prolonging

To many, anti-aging sounded like science fiction, as life was believed to finite experience, but not anymore. A Harvard University geneticist, Dr. David Sinclair PhD, has cracked the code of aging.
June 3, 2020

Ageing heart cells offer clues to susceptibility of older people

Genes that play an important role in allowing SARS-CoV-2 to invade heart cells become more active with age, according to research published today in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology.
May 13, 2020

Can ageing really be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’?

As time passes, our fertility declines and our bodies start to fail. These natural changes are what we call aging.In recent decades, we've come leaps and bounds in treating and preventing some of the world's leading age-related diseases, such as coronary heart disease, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
April 5, 2020

The Emerging Aging Rrversal Strategy

The key elements of a strategy for age reversal are emerging in the recent literature –we call it YOUNGING1.0. This blog entry describes our understanding of that strategy, its elements, how it works and its results, and cites research evidence for its salient aspects.
April 3, 2020

Anti-aging enzyme discovery raises prospect of lifespan extension

A study from researchers at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) is providing new insights into a cellular energy pathway that has been linked to longer lifespan. The research, conducted in human cells and roundworms, raises the prospect of anti-aging therapeutics that can extend lifespan by activating this pathway.
March 19, 2020

A New Mode of Aging in Yeast

A group of researchers has shown that yeast cells have two different and mutually exclusive modes of aging that seem to be interlinked. The scientists were also able to artificially induce a third mode of aging that prolongs both healthspan and lifespan.