Mitochondria

Off-patent protein could be a key to Longevity

Could off-patent humanin actually have a bigger part to play in Longevity and healthy aging? They say that good things come in small packages and a...

Metformin boost for inflammaging research

Researchers use metformin to repair broken cell machinery and drastically lower dangerous inflammation. Inflammaging is one of the latest Longevity buzzwords; it has been around...

Two novel anti-aging targets identified

A recent Chinese study has identified two novel anti-aging targets that accelerate aging by suppressing the expression of genes involved in mitochondrial function maintenance: promoting...

Pathway to Longevity: get rid of zombie cells

Understanding the trigger for cellular senescence could help to forge new treatments for Longevity, stopping aging before it's started. Cellular senescence is a double-edged sword;...

Targeting mitochondria to fight aging

New study shows that two experimental drugs can reverse age-related cognitive impairment and potentially treat Alzheimer's disease, by restoring mitochondrial function in the aging...

Next generation of senescence research

Teenage founder of Canadian start-up Biotein hunts a universal phenotype for senescent cells. Nina Khera (pictured above, first left) became interested in the challenge of...

Elysium announces epigenetic aging clinical trial

Elysium Health is to study correlations between epigenetic aging and amounts of NAD+ and other biomarkers in a new clinical trial. Fresh on the back...

Dr Nir Barzilai: Creating a template for all aging trials

There are few voices in Longevity research as distinctive as Dr Nir Barzilai’s. Brimming with jokes and references, his sentences digress and then return to...

Taking life-extending drug Rapamycin to the next level

Life extension studies fly the flag for Rapamycin – a clever drug with humble origins – now a US research team is taking matters...

Metformin 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 NRG Therapeutics

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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Selfie biomarkers: AI and insurtech implications for Longevity

AI firm Lapetus targets the face as a biomarker of aging: one simple picture can open-up a host of opportunities and implications. Wow. Named after...

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...

Longevity therapies delivered through skin is a topical issue

Non-invasive therapy that comes in a bottle could be the Longevity crème de la crème. Therapeutic substances like arnica, turmeric and witch hazel have been...