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cancerMicrosoft Co-Founder Paul Allen died from cancer at 65

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma on Monday afternoon. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. announced that he died in Seattle at 65 years old. Paul Allen has previously donated $500+ million to brain research $1 billion to Artificial …

anti-agingTimeline for anti-aging treatment against senescent cells

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Unity Biotechnology is a biotech leader in developing treatments to eliminating accumulated senescent cells, which are a fundamental mechanism of aging and a driver of many common age-associated diseases. Senescent cells normally destroy themselves via a programmed process called apoptosis, …

antiagingMice given dasatinib-quercitin lived 36% longer and in better health

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Mayo Clinic anti-aging researcher James Kirkland published about a drug combination that can slow and reverse senescent cells in mice. A leukemia drug dasatinib and the dietary supplement quercetin reduced senescent cells’ numbers, tamped down the inflammation they cause, and …

antiagingAuctus Biologics raised $1.5 million to convert injections with pills

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Auctus Biologics, a new portfolio company of Ichor Therapeutics, announced the closure of $1.5 million in seed funding. The company will develop RPtag, a hyper-stable antibody mimetic scaffold published earlier this year in the peer-reviewed journal ACS Biochemistry, to take …

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 …

gadgets$100 ultrasound machines the size of bandaids will be wearable and might be options for future smartwatches

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Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can …

agingAnAge database of animal longevity and other aging databases

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AnAge is a curated database of aging and life history in animals, including extensive longevity records. AnAge was primarily developed for comparative biology studies, in particular studies of longevity and aging, but can also be useful for ecological and conservation …

appleApple Series 4 watch has powerful ECG capabilities

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Apple Watch Series 4 is capable of generating an ECG similar to a single-lead electrocardiogram. It’s a momentous achievement for a wearable device that can provide critical real-time data for doctors and peace of mind for you. It can detect …

agingGeorge Church talks about reversing human aging and claims they made mice live twice as long

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George Church is developing better and better organs using pigs. They are working to slow or reverse the aging in the organs to be used for transplant. He says the organ longvity has also been done successfully with entire …