Diagnostic Tools

New technique spots thrombosis in a single drop of blood

Micro-resonators take measurements in real-time and deliver diagnosis of risk of thrombosis and bleeding in seconds. A team of researchers have found a way to...

Revolutionary nanomaterial heals damage after heart attack giving life extension hope

Prototype therapy transforms the body's inflammatory response into a catalyst for healing. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and the University of California in San...

Contact lens set to revolutionise medical diagnoses – and lifespan

An eye for an eye - the future of wearable contact lens tech will soon be keeping an eye on our health. Imagine a world...

Blood-brain barrier (BBB) replicated on a chip

BBB chip helps model neurodegeneration therapies as they pass through the brain’s defensive barrier. There are numerous treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, yet one major obstacle...

Magnetic nano-probe explores the inside of human cells

Microscopic nano-probe device could be used to diagnose and treat cancer say researchers at the University of Toronto. Robots that can manipulate individual cells are,...

NanoFlares detect cancer biomarkers

‘NanoFlares’ light up cancer cells in the blood, making significantly earlier detection a reality. Northwestern University researchers have created a tool that detects cancer cells...

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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...