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antiagingTen year study of caloric restriction finds mouse lemur increases lifespan by 50%

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Chronic caloric restriction strongly increases the lifespan of a small primate, the grey mouse lemur by 50%. This is one of the results of a ten-year experiment conducted by researchers at the CNRS and the French National Museum of Natural …

antiagingSENS Antiaging Research foundation received large cryptocurrency donations

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SENS Research Foundation (SRF), a leading Silicon Valley nonprofit focused on diseases of aging, announced the receipt of a $2.4 million Ethereum donation from Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum and the co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine. “I’ve been a fan …

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 …

antiagingAgeX and Insilico reveal genes implicated in tissue regeneration, cancer, and aging

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AgeX Therapeutics (AgeX) a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) announced a newly-published peer-reviewed study that reveals genes implicated in tissue regeneration, cancer, and aging. The study, by scientists at AgeX and BioTime, in collaboration with Insilico Medicine, utilized …

antiagingWake up people, it’s time to aim high!

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This is a long (14 page) interview with Dr. Aubrey de Grey by Ariel Feinerman. You can donate to SENS at this link. Ariel is a polymath. He started his carrier as an entomologist and studied systematics, morphology and ecology …

antiagingAubrey de Grey interviewed by Nextbigfuture on AgeX and progress to Radical Life Extension

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Aubrey de Grey and he provided his view on the progress to radical life extension. Aubrey shared positive fundraising news for the SENS research foundation. Last week, SENS Research Foundation (SRF) announced the receipt of a $1 million …

antiagingPathway to radical longevity – Induced Tissue Regeneration explained

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Attacking the core biology of aging. Full regeneration and immortalized cells exists in humans two weeks after conception. There is work to re-activate those capabilities with adult cells. The video and screenshots below are from the the CEO of AgeX …

antiagingBack to Immortality

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Dr. Michael West created a series of five videos which are on Youtube – Back to Immortality. Dr. Michael West led the team that discovered Telomerase and the Telomerase gene and used to immortalize human cells in a petri dish. …

antiagingEmbryos have full human regeneration and regeneration could be key for radical life extension

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Michael West, CEO of the startup AgeX for nearly three hours today. The key to human regeneration is from week 3 to week 8 after fertilization of the egg when we are an embryo. In week one and …

antiagingAnti-aging drugs that might be only a few years away

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Calorie restriction is one anti-aging approach that is believed to be effective. However it is difficult to eat 30% fewer calories. There are also some methods like intermittent fasting. Some near term candidates for anti-aging drug candidates are Super metformin …