More pressure to include the aging processes as a disease from a number of important scientists. This time Sweden is the focus for the push to have aging included in their disease classification with an article in the press by biologist and activist Victor Bjoerk. Now you may agree or disagree that the various processes…

Today we take a look at one of the more unusual  supplements which has been used in traditional medicine for many years. History of honokiol Honokiol is a lignan isolated from the bark, seed cones, and leaves of the trees of various Magnolia species. Honokiol along with other active molecules in magnolia such as magnolol…

One of the most commonly used supplements frequently taken to promote joint health and other aches but there really is more to this dietary supplement than first meets the eye. History of Glucosamine Originally discovered during the 1960s in Italy by pharmacologist Professor Luigi Rovati and the founder of pharmaceutical giant the Rottapharm|Madaus group. The…

Today we will cover a story about how a member of our community, Mike Daniels, car mechanic turned cancer researcher, was inspired by the work of Dr. Aubrey de Grey and the SENS Foundation to address age-related diseases. What follows is an emotional, gritty but honest life story of someone who took action and is…

It is always good to see the increasing interest internationally in treating age-related diseases for healthier lives through the development of new medicines. Members of the Spanish scientific and cryonics communities have organized three conferences to be held in Barcelona, Madrid and Seville later this year. The conferences will cover topics relating to biotechnology, longevity,…

Today we have an interesting study showing that the damage to the neurons caused by beta-amyloid associated with Alzheimer’s disease is repaired when the amyloid is removed[1]. This means that removing the amyloids could potentially reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s in the early stages of the disease before too much damage is done.  Amyloids are misfolded…

As we recently reported in another blog there has been a lot of interest in the idea that young blood transfused into an old person could be a way to regenerate tissues and reverse some of the damage caused by the aging process.  Today a brand new podcast with Doctors Irina and Michael Conboy was…

Hello, dear friends! So far we have raised over 13,000 dollars for the CellAge campaign! There are 22 days left before the campaign ends, and it is time to make another push towards the victory line. Also we have an exciting announcement: the CellAge project is now endorsed by LongeCity, one of the oldest international…

Nothing quite compares to a tasty fresh crisp apple, but most people might not know apples contain a very interesting compound that has a number of potential health benefits. History of Quercetin Quercetin is a naturally occurring member of the flavonoid family – a large family of water-soluble chemicals, which are not created by the…

Potential Health Benefits From around age forty we start to lose muscle mass due to various aging processes, one of these processes is the accumulation of senescent cells. Senescent cells are simply cells that have become damaged or have reached their maximum number of divisions. Normally these cells are shut down by a kind of…

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