Trial finds insulin nasal spray may slow age-related cognitive decline

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The results are certainly fascinating but the researchers are cautious to stress there are still lots of questions to answer before some kind of intranasal insulin spray for brain health is available to the elderly.

First Controlled Human Trial Shows Cutting Calories Improves Health and Longevity

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

The trial found that cutting calories by a mere 14 percent for 2 years, about one less muffin per day, conferred multiple health benefits known to combat aging.

Anti-aging drug acts as a "smart bomb" to take out dysfunctional cells

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Senolytic drugs have been shown to rejuvenate old cells in rodents and also increase their lifespan, while promising advances have also been made in using them to improve healthspan, or the amount of our lives we spend healthy.

Interview With David Sinclair: Advancing the treatments for aging as a disease

Posted in Interviews, Medicine, Science on 13th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

A painful descent into old age isn't something we have to accept, David Sinclair explains why in this interview:

Another Win For Senolytics: Fighting Aging At The Cellular Level

Posted in Medicine on 24th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

Aging triggers a type of immune cells to pump out CD38, a nasty chemical from immune cells that eats up NAD. But why? More importantly, how can we stop it?