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Study shows anti-aging pill could limit the health benefits of exercise

Report finds that anti-diabetic drug metformin could make exercise less effective at improving health but aging researchers remain upbeat. Metformin has been, for a long...

Parkinson’s charity backs new biotech R&D protecting vital mitochondria from age-related diseases

Parkinson’s UK charity strikes a £1 million deal partnership with NRG Therapeutics for developing drugs aimed at mitochondria. The UK’s leading charity for this disease...

Heathspan boost as researchers find link between mitochondria and osteoporosis

Scientists find promising pathway that links mitochondrial damage from smoking and drinking to osteoporosis. The risk factors of osteoporosis, an age-related disease, have long been...

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UK doctors told to ignore consumer genetic tests

Royal College of General Practitioners guidance places significant doubt on consumer genetic testing. Consumer interest in genetic testing has grown in popularity in recent years,...

New study shows rapamycin slows Alzheimer’s

A new study from UT Health San Antonio suggests the drug rapamycin may be able to slow the rate of brain-related blood flow decreases. The...

Meet the Startup: Kintell’s take on Alexa Skills

New IoT device focuses on prolonging independence for the broader aging population. While there are many technologies out there designed to help older people who...

The Longevity Week: Addressing global Longevity

A packed week of multidisciplinary events with a global focus on the Longevity challenge. One year ago, the first Longevity Forum event was held in...

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