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antiagingTriphala herbal supplement and probiotics boost fruit fly lifespan by 60%

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McGill experiments in fruit flies show 60% increased lifespan thanks to a combination of probiotics and an herbal supplement. the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this could have an influence on how well we age. Building on …

antiagingPeter Attia has a clinician approach to longevity and discusses Rapamycin dosage

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Peter Attia is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He spoke with Joe Rogan about longevity. Peter lists three things that …

antiagingWe have molecular structure of telomerase which could accelerate antiaging results

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Researchers have the molecular structure of telomerase. This should speed up the discovery of the best activators and inhibitors of telomerase. Good activators of telomerase has been shown to boost the lifespan of mice by 20%. Nature – Cryo-EM structure …

antiagingFinnish study is more evidence for life extending effect of increased toughness

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A study of Finnish adults found that hitting the sauna four times a week lowered stroke risk, echoing previous research that found heat therapy has positive effects on the cardiovascular system. Older adults who like to bask in the heat …

brainBrainEx technology kept hundreds of pig brains alive outside of bodies for up to 36 hours

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Yale University neuroscientist Nenad Sestan disclosed that a team he leads had experimented on between 100 and 200 pig brains obtained from a slaughterhouse, restoring their circulation using a system of pumps, heaters, and bags of artificial blood warmed to …

antiagingAubrey de Grey and West of AgeX talk about embryonic regeneration and reversing aging

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Michael D. West 2018 Presentation at The World Stem Cell Summit on “Stem Cell Innovations That Will Change the World” Michael D. West, Ph.D., CEO of AgeX Therapeutics, discusses the medical regeneration revolution by looking back at how advances in …

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 …