Life Extension

Information on extending life expectancy to allow technologies to catch up and stop and reverse aging for good. Focussing on new technologies and treatments aimed at radical life extension, rather than the improvements in treatments of diseases covered in the health section.

Particularly interested in increased health span rather than lifespan.

Keep an eye on fountains of youth - contenders for radical reduction or reversal of aging.

Resources

Alkahest - http://www.alkahest.com/
Developing therapies derived from blood and its components with a focus to improve vitality and function into old age.

Recent News

New gene therapies having big impact

Guardian - 19-Jan-2019

Successful treatment of retinitis pigmentosa and spinal muscular atrophy

Cells of living mice rejuvenated using OSKM trigger in drinking water

LEAF - 17-Jan-2019

More support for the SENS approach of regular maintenance to stop ageing

Gut microbiome predicts age with 4 year accuracy

LEAF - 15-Jan-2019

It both affects and is affected by its host status

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