Anti-aging biotech Unity adds $55M as it preps first human trial to flush senescent cells

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Unity Biotechnology is filling up its cash reserves with another venture round before it goes into its first anti-aging human studies.

Study suggests our biological ageing is slowing down

Posted in Medicine on 18th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

'Lifespan extension accomplished through a deceleration of the aging process will lead to lower health care expenditures, higher productivity and greater well-being.'

Old human cells rejuvenated in breakthrough discovery on aging

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

A new way to rejuvenate old cells in the laboratory, making them not only look younger, but start to behave more like young cells, has been discovered.

Stem cell infusions improved health in frail elderly

Posted in Medicine on 24th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

A clinical trial conducted in Miami found that elderly patients breathed easier and walked longer distances after receiving a single infusion of stem cells.

Metformin could be the first FDA approved antiaging drug

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Most surprising of all, Metformin-takers seemed to get cancer far less frequently.