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agingAntibodies against Latent Myostatin could treat muscle wasting in elderly

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could reach either 18,735,173 (a 72% rise), or with higher estimates 32,338,990 (a 63.8% rise) by 2045. Lowered levels of myostatin result in less fat and more muscle in humans and other mammals. Complete removal of myostatin via genetic engineering …

agingReinventing the wheel, robots, drones and transportation with the Revolve Foldable wheel

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Revolve has a groundbreaking innovation – the foldable wheel. The foldable wheel including a double hub, a rim with rubberized sectors, and spokes pivotly connecting each hub with the sectors of the rim. The sectors of the rim can be …

agingAgex to develop powerful regenerative and anti-aging treatments

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AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company formed in 2017 as a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc (NYSE MKT: BTX). Its mission is to apply technology related to cell immortality and pluripotency to human aging and age-related disease. The Company’s technology …

agingForesight Visions – Reaching Longevity Escape Velocity

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The Foresight vision weekend has its first panel Sonia Arrison, Aubrey De Grey, Max More, Kevin Perrott compare strategies to extend human healthspans – Snake oil vs the holy grail – cryonics – overpopulation vs stabilization – There is Existential …

agingForesight Institute Vision Weekend starts tomorrow

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The Foresight Institute Vision Weekend is a gathering dedicated to taking stock of the most compelling ideas of today, turn them into coherent visions for a better future, and get to work on them. Saturday: Keynote panels at Gray Area. …

agingStep to fully decoding the biology of blood vessel growth which will help fix major medical problems

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Researchers have identified a signaling pathway that is essential for the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. This can be used to improve blood flow in ischemic tissue which will help with fixing atherosclerosis (clogged arteries) and peripheral …

aging21st century peace from aging populations, debt, pension and medical costs

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The US and China are both having worsening pension and medical costs which will vastly restrict the money available for military programs and wars. By 2040, China could have $10 to 100 trillion in unfunded pension costs. China is about …

agingDrug trodusquemine has weight loss benefits and trials for treating breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease

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A new mouse study has shown that the drug trodusquemine can melt away the accumulated arterial plaques that lead to heart attacks and strokes. Atherosclerosis is the number one killer in the world. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term …

agingExtending Healthy Human Lifespan is Near

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In 2014, Life Extension Advocacy Foundation was established to promote increased healthy human lifespan through fiscally sponsoring longevity research projects and raising awareness regarding the societal benefits of life extension. In 2015 they launched Lifespan.io, the first nonprofit crowdfunding platform …

agingBlood plasma infusions from young donors improves functional ability for Alzheimers

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Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have reported success in an early-phase clinical trial examining the safety, tolerability and feasibility of administering infusions of blood plasma from young donors to participants with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. There were also …