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?

Antiaging Treatments that are Closest to FDA Approval

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

There are a few dozen antiaging rejuvenation treatments that are progressing through pre-clinical and clinical trials. Lifespan.io is tracking the antiaging rejuvenation treatments on a rejuvenation roadmap. Two treatments are in phase 3 clinical trial.

Insights into anti-aging properties of experimental Alzheimer’s drug

Posted in Medicine on 11th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Salk researchers have been developing two experimental drugs for several years with a view on improving cognition and slowing the neurodegenerative decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease