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.


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Developing therapies derived from blood and its components with a focus to improve vitality and function into old age.

Recent News

New class of drug destroys, not just inhibits, proteins

Nature - 20-Mar-2019

Cancer targeted first, but could clear out age-related proteins in future


IMM-AGE measures biological age of the immune system

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 15-Mar-2019

Immunosenescence is a known factor in longevity


Investigation into Liveyon-Genetech stem cell treatment problems

Independent - 12-Mar-2019

Nearly 1,000 clinics selling unregulated treatments in the US

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