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Here is a round up of the current contenders for slowing or reducing aging. As research continues, and if/when they make real advancements in human trials (or at least human cells) I'll split them into their own pages with more analysis.


Diabetics who are on metformin actually seem to be living longer than nondiabetics who are not on it - Bill Gifford

David Sinclair has said he is taking it - but skips the pill on days that he exercises.

Radiation Hormesis

Non-sanctioned therapy used by athritis sufferers.

The Therapeutic use of Radon: A Biomedical Treatment in Europe; An “Alternative” Remedy in the United States - National Center for Biotechnology Information - 23-Sep-2006
Discusses the decision-making process involved in using radon, and compare the Montana radon health mine facilities with selected radon mines and spas in Europe.

Rapamycin (aka sirolimus)

A chemical produced by bacteria that has been shown to have immunosuppressive and antiproliferative properties. It is currently used in the prevention of transplant rejection and as a coronary stent coating, and is also being tested for certain cancers.


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Recent News

Metformin misinterpreted as antiaging drug via animal studies, TAME heads for future trials

SENS Research Foundation - 04-Oct-2022

More than 90% of drugs safe and effective when tested in experimental animals fail in human testing


NIH awarded OMRF $3 million to study anti-aging abilities of a diabetic drug

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) - 13-Jul-2022

Investigation of ability of metformin, a diabetic drug to slow the process of aging


Theranos ceased for fooling investors with a blood-testing device that never worked

BBC - 04-Jan-2022

Founder convicted of wire fraud and sentenced to several years in prison


Anti-5G products claims to be protective but actually emit harmful radiation

Independent - 18-Dec-2021

Dutch authorities warned the use of these necklaces, bracelets and sleep masks


Illegal yohimbine and synephrine pills found online without health warning labels

Guardian - 25-Aug-2021

Products promising weight loss are for sale on internet; users may face health complications

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