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Bigmouth buffalo fish can live up to 112 years with no signs of ageing

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 06-May-2021

Long-living fish gives key insights on evolution history to age slower and live longer

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BioViva tests experimental telomerase gene-therapy in 6 Alzheimer's patients

Biospace - 03-May-2021

Launched home test to track biological age; outcomes of unlicensed gene-therapy are yet to report

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Atomic structure of human telomerase developed using cryo-electron microscopy

Phys.org - 22-Apr-2021

High resolution telomerase model revealed new protein subunits; promises new therapy for aging diseases

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Body's own drug, spermidine prevents age-related pathologies

Innovation Origins - 23-Feb-2021

Spermidine supplemented mice showed anti-ageing effects by preserving telomere length

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Fraility maybe a better marker for ageing than telomere length

Longevity Technology - 07-Jan-2021

Telomere length may not be an accurate indicator of lifespan & health in the elderly

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Stem cells protect chromosomal ends differently than normal cells

The University of Sydney - 26-Dec-2020

Insights on this unique strategy could have breakthrough treatments for ageing and many diseases

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Telomere shortening - a new milestone in cancer therapy

Medical News Today - 25-Dec-2020

Shortening telomere length in cancerous cells will prevent them from dividing

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A mushroom compound that could prevent telomere shortening

NutraIngredients-USA - 14-Dec-2020

Antioxidant ergothioneine alleviates harmful effects of oxidative stress on telomere length

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Study supports link between ageing, telomere length & cancer

New Atlas - 02-Dec-2020

Telomere shortening might be a protective measure to ward off cancers as we age

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Oxygen therapy reversed the human age biologically

YAHOO! - 18-Nov-2020

Not as easy as taking a pill, but a stunning result on both telomeres and senescent cells

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NAD precursor could prevent telomere loss

Longevity Technology - 04-Nov-2020

Restoring NAD homeostasis could help in ageing diseases with telomere dysfunction

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Mechanism underlying telomere restoration in T cells discovered

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 20-Oct-2020

Telomere transfer from APCs boosts T cells lifespan-helpful in immunosenescence

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New discovery explains mechanism regulating telomere length and function

Phys.org - 13-Oct-2020

Now we can better understand processes that regulate cell survival in ageing

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New technique to measure individual telomere lengths in 3 hours

Phys.org - 25-Sep-2020

Not just average length that is important, so full profile provides more clinical uses

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Eating junk food could make you age faster

ScienceAlert - 01-Sep-2020

Study finds link between ultra processed food and shorter telomeres

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Telomerase gene therapy prevents age-related lung fibrosis in mice

Pulmonary Fibrosis News - 19-Aug-2020

Could pave way for preventing the disease in humans and improve healthspan

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A step closer to reversing pulmonary fibrosis via telomerase gene therapy

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 12-Aug-2020

Study in mice revealed great progress and potential for curing fibrotic diseases in humans

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Mindfulness meditation prevents shortening of telomeres

Psych Central - 27-Jul-2020

Only a small study (17 meditators) but interesting nonetheless

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Telomerase activity restored in vitro and in mice

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 27-Apr-2020

Potential to support new therapies for dyskeratosis congenita, other age-related diseases

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Discovery of molecules allowing telomere restoration

New Atlas - 26-Apr-2020

Demonstrated in mice, study paves way for treating ageing-related diseases

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