longevity Archive

antiagingInterview with Apollo Ventures which funds anti-aging companies

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James Peyer has been a scientist, entrepreneur, and advisor to biotechs and pharma companies, always with a specialization for developing new classes of therapeutics. James founded Apollo to support biotech entrepreneurs strategically, scientifically, and financially as they create the next …

antiagingRejuvenating blood vessels and vitality for an antiaging effect

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David Sinclair and his team at Harvard Medical School claim to be able to reverse the aging of blood vessels and it restores youthful vitality. Using the synthetic precursors of two molecules naturally present in the body, the scientists also …

aging reversalAging Reversal is a real thing

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George Church has a stealth startup Rejuvenate Bio that is working on reversing about 60 different age related factors. There is unpublished work on mice with eyepopping results and they have begun genetic engineering aging reversal on dogs. Human aging …

antiagingStatistical hint of a wall of death at 115-116 years

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There might be a wall of death at around the age of 115 to 116 years of age. There are a few confirmed people who live past that age but it is a tiny number. Only about one in 1,000 …

asianAsian American men in New Jersey live longer than high life expectancy Hong Kong Women

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Hong Kong has been the country in longevity for the past three years. Currently the life expectancy in Hong Kong is 81.7 years for men and 87.3 years for women. The combined life expectancy is 84.5 years. This is longer …

antiagingWithin 5 years, the world could widely accept that we are within striking distance of a post aging world

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Within 5 years, the world could widely accept that we are within striking distance of a post-aging world. This could be with the achievement of mice that would normally die at the age of three getting life extension at the …

antiagingAubrey de Grey indicates that all aspects of fighting the damage of aging are investable now

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Aubrey De Grey discusses how all of the aspects of fighting the damage of aging have reached an investable stage. Ten years ago only stem cells were investable. Now companies have been formed to attempt to counter all of the …

antiagingAnother possibility for antiaging drugs for removing senescent cells

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The University of Exeter has new compounds which reduced the number of senescent cells (older cells that have deteriorated and stopped dividing) up to 50%. The Exeter team also identified two splicing factors (a component of cells) that play a …

antiaging80 year old billionaires are injecting Placental stem cells to boost lifespan and health

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Injecting Placental stem cells into old mice at the end of their lives can boost longevity by 50%. It extends the life of 2-year-old mice to three years. Peter Diamandis states that he personally knows billionaires who are over the …

antiagingCombining AgeX, Oiin Biotech and Rejuvenate Bio for huge antiaging

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Michael West explains his theory that the body normally gets rid of senescent cells when we are younger because the body has enough rejuvenation to replace the cells. However, the older body cannot replace the cells as easily so the …