Life Extension News

SIRT6 gene improves DNA repair and increases lifespans

University of Rochester - 19-Apr-2019

Could it be tweaked to be even more efficient?

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Interfering with enzyme production reduces crippling pain

BBC - 13-Apr-2019

Gene silencing rather than gene therapy

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New telomeres lengthening treatment - space flight!

Independent - 11-Apr-2019

Unfortunately the effect disappears after returning to Earth

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We would live to 240 years based on the size of these bats

ScienceDaily - 10-Apr-2019

Vampire bats are extraordinarily long-lived for their size

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Hearing loss drug triggers improvements in phase 1/2 trials

FierceBiotech - 09-Apr-2019

Restoring hearing and vision would make many people's lives significantly easier

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Dr. Campisi talks about improvements in senolytics and ageing research

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 03-Apr-2019

Unlike cancer, you don't have to kill every senescent cell

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Humacyte developing off-the-shelf engineered blood vessels

Medical Xpress - 28-Mar-2019

Scaffold is populated by patient's own blood vessels

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NR boosts intestinal stem cell population in aged mice

MIT - 28-Mar-2019

Supplement has a real physical health impact too = reduced inflammation

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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

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Halfway-house stem cells may be as effective as iPSCs

Fight Aging! - 19-Mar-2019

Turn.bio testing new in vivo therapy - good results for sarcopenia in mice

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IMM-AGE measures biological age of the immune system

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

Immunosenescence is a known factor in longevity

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Gene therapy makes non-vision cells light sensitive

University of California, Berkeley - 15-Mar-2019

This would be a stunning result if repeated in humans

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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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Cryonics subscriber cremated against her wishes

THERUNDOWNLIVE - 08-Mar-2019

Any small chance of reanimation destroyed

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Academy for Health and Lifespan Research Q&A with Harvard's David Sinclair

Harvard Gazette - 08-Mar-2019

Rejuvenation human trials (cell reprogramming) possible in next 2 years

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Academy for Health and Lifespan Research Q&A with Harvard's David Sinclair

Harvard Gazette - 08-Mar-2019

Rejuvenation human trials (cell reprogramming) possible in next 2 years

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Billionaires accumulating more wealth and youthfulness

Telegraph - 07-Mar-2019

Automation and longevity therapies may amplify social disparities

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UK life expectancy falls 6 months in a year

Guardian - 07-Mar-2019

Over 1 year down in last 3 years - this is not good news

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Synthetic antibodies able to target senescent cells

University of Leicester - 06-Mar-2019

nanoMIPs could improve the specificity of senolytics

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IV therapy is a waste of money, or worse

Guardian - 03-Mar-2019

Live Forever Manual rates IV therapy as "save your money"

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