Cellular

Mending a broken heart by shielding stem cells

Researchers develop hydrogel capsules to deliver stem cell therapy to damaged hearts - without rejection. Back in 1971, soul singer Al Green asked the question:...

Epigenetic reprogramming: the road to reversing time

Epigenetic modifications – also known as “aging clocks” – have emerged as promising markers of aging and accurate predictors of age-related diseases; they're a hot...

Cartilage regrowth could be Longevity OA gamechanger

Stanford team regenerate cartilage in joints using chemical triggers. Cartilage is the smooth white tissue that covers the ends of bones, supporting them and protecting...

Calcium and ROS crosstalk: a key to extending healthspan?

Mounting evidence shows an important role for calcium and ROS interplay in fine-tuning cellular signalling and physiological responses, thereby regulating aging and age-related disorders....

Healthy aging – it’s still all about diet and exercise. For now

As Healthy Aging Month arrives, Dr Thomas Rando shares his views on progress in Longevity science. For the past two decades, September has been celebrated...

The longest study on aging isn’t short on results

The longest study conducted on aging is 62 years old and still going strong – this bodes well for the future of Longevity. The Longevity...

Low levels of stress hormone contributes to aging

When it comes to the stress hormone cortisol, balance is everything, according to a new study in Germany.  There have been plenty of studies that...

Rejuvenation Roadmap charts life extension progress

We take a trip down Lifespan.io's Rejuvenation Roadmap – and it's a journey towards Longevity progress. Lifespan.io is a US-based non-profit organisation that seeks to...

Evidence for tenth hallmark of aging increases with new paper

Is ten the new nine? Additional research adds weight to the argument that extracellular matrix stiffening should be considered the tenth hallmark of aging. Since...

GDF15 protects from age‐related metabolic phenotypes

A recent study shows an important role for GDF15 in preventing aging-induced metabolic phenotypes by modulating systemic inflammatory responses in humans and mice. Dysfunction of...

All the way from regenerative research to commercialisation

We speak to the director of the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine – a research organisation with a clear focus on commercialisation. Just on...

$85m funding for epigenetic platform technology

Omega Therapeutics secures $85m to carry out clinical trials into epigenetic treatments for five key disease areas – and potentially for Covid-19.  While you might...

Study of twins reveals longitudinal DNA methylation information

A decade-long study has made interesting contributions to the study of the stability of DNA methylation. A study of epigenetic changes in identical twins by...

Self-eating stem cells could unlock regenerative therapies

New discovery could hold the key to regenerative therapies and Longevity. The self-eating ability of cells could uncover new regenerative therapies as a team of...

Hyperbaric oxygen could improve cognitive ability

The hyperbaric oxygen market is growing rapidly as scientists discover more uses in preventing cognitive decline. An innovative form of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)...

Mouse model study reveals sight loss therapy hope

Stem cell retinal transplants show promise in the treatment of sight loss.  Sight is the sense that people fear losing most. While there is a...

Skin rejuvenation from novel nano-fat graft technique

New skin rejuvenation technique harnesses the power of Stromal Vascular Fraction stem cells to bring new life to aging skin. Stromal Vascular Fraction is harvested...

New CRISPR-free gene-editing tool exploits bacterial warfare

New tool uses an interbacterial toxin to achieve precise mitochondrial gene editing without CRISPR side-effects. Mitochondria – often called the "powerhouse" of the cell –...

Longevity investment: Apollo aims for the moon

Co-founder of Longevity-focused investment firm shows you can target aging AND appeal to biotech investors. Founded in 2016, Berlin and Boston-based Apollo already boasts an...

Outlived by our organs: different aging rates in the body

Not only is our biological age different from our chronological age, but it varies from organ to organ. Understanding why and how could be...

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Combining existing medicines to target aging

Rejuvenate Biomed closes in on €9 million funding round for human trials of sarcopenia-targeted combined drug. Already well-known for its beer and bureaucracy to its...

Stem cells could identify new treatments for Parkinson’s

Scientists believe they may have made a significant leap forward in the fight against Parkinson’s disease with the discovery of cells which could help...

Longevity marketing and the need for clarity

Dr Oliver Zolman makes the case for Longevity companies adopting a checklist when it comes to making anti-aging claims. When it comes to marketing in...

The interferons are coming to senolytic aging therapies

A new report suggests that studying the relationship between interferons and senescence could be key to developing new anti-aging therapies.  There are some things which...