biotechnology

Mayo Clinic, collaborators working to advance aging research via clinical trials

Posted in Medicine on 19th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Aging is the largest risk factor for most chronic diseases, and elderly care accounts for about 1 trillion USD a year in the US.

Economist magazine looks at possibility of imminent life extension successes

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Diseases compete to kill people with age. Increasing longevity beyond 95 would require a new approach.

Next five years could see successes or failures for first SENS antiaging treatment

Posted in Medicine on 4th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Success for companies based on SENS is a very important step for much larger funding of the SENS life extension approach.

Gene 'reboots' stem cells to slow or reverse the aging process

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Nanog, has been shown to replenish the ability of adult stem cells to regenerate, which could be used to slow or even reverse the aging process in humans.

Chinese Scientists Will Use CRISPR Gene Editing on Humans for the First Time

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The trial could pave the way for more CRISPR-based treatments in the future, potentially revolutionizing the way we treat diseases.