Rapamycin used to boost immune response in humans

Posted in Medicine on 28th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

A rapamycin-like drug could reverse the natural decline that elderly people experience in their ability to fight off infections.

Ibuprofen use leads to extended lifespan in several species, study shows

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Regular doses of ibuprofen extended the lifespan of multiple species.

Disruptive sounds help aging brain ignore distractions

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

By learning to discriminate a sound amidst progressively more disruptive distractions, we can diminish our distractibility.

Whole-genome sequences of 17 of the worlds oldest living people published

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers unable to find genes significantly associated with extreme longevity.

The signature of aging in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 12th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Cognitive decline may be related to one's "immunological age"