The what, where and how sirtuins work at the cellular level to impact ageing
Fundamental ageing research used to be a slow, unexciting, area of academia, with all the big names and money looking at specific diseases. But now that people have realised that most age-related diseases have a shared cause (aging, who'd have thought it?) it's becoming big business. Private money is being invested in biotech start-ups, which is great, but there is still plenty of basic (and by that I don't mean simple) research to do to increase our understanding of the very complex products and processes of ageing.Sometimes I prefer to call this "anti-ageing research" - because nobody is researching how to speed it up!
A note on spelling - Ageing or Aging?
According to Cambridge Dictionary: UK = ageing, US = aging
Being a UK-based club, the preference is to spell it with an "e" - but as most publications use the US version (and it's quicker to type!), realistically, it is used interchangeably throughout the site.
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Ageing Research Blog Posts
Researchers claim to have uncovered secret to immortality in jellyfish
Futurism - 01-Sep-2022
what this means to humans? - a possibility to treat overwhelming aging disordersRead more...
NICE - faecal transplants can be offered for hard-to-treat C. difficile
BBC - 31-Aug-2022
A solution to reduce both antibiotic usage and antimicrobial resistanceRead more...
Ageing-related drug screening made easy and reproducible with automated tech
Longevity Technology - 18-Aug-2022
Camera on each petri dish captures healthspan of many worms simultaneouslyRead more...
72% of Induced pluripotent stem cell lines were reported to have major UV damage
University of Cambridge - 11-Aug-2022
Whole genome sequencing-necessary to validate Stem cell lines used for therapyRead more...
Mitophagy activators shown to increase lifespan and healthspan in C.elegans
Longevity Technology - 10-Aug-2022
Vitalunga to usher the novel drug for hepatocellular carcinoma clinical trialsRead more...