About Steve Hill

As a scientific writer and a devoted advocate of healthy longevity and the technologies to promote them, Steve has provided the community with hundreds of educational articles, interviews, and podcasts, helping the general public to better understand aging and the means to modify its dynamics. His materials can be found at H+ Magazine, Longevity reporter, Psychology Today and Singularity Weblog. He is a co-author of the book “Aging Prevention for All” – a guide for the general public exploring evidence-based means to extend healthy life (in press).
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Researchers from Scripps Research have discovered how the proteasome, which is made of protein complexes in the cell that breaks down damaged and unwanted proteins, converts energy into motion to unfold target proteins for recycling. What is the proteasome? The proteasome is a protein complex whose job is to break down and recycle proteins that…

The 2018 Project for Awesome concluded on Sunday, December 9, and we had some really good videos in support of our work. We wanted to share a few of our favorite videos with you today. Our president, Keith Comito, kicked things off with our official P4A video, and he shared a few words about why…

A number of therapies that directly target the aging processes are currently in human trials and could change medicine significantly in the next decade if the results are positive. What is aging? Aging is basically the accumulation of damage and errors caused by a collection of varied processes that harm the functions of the body…

Today, we want to highlight results from human trials in which stem cell transplants have been shown to reduce age-related frailty. Age-related frailty and stem cell transplants Currently, there are no specific approved therapies to address age-related frailty, which can cause elderly people to suffer potentially fatal falls and injuries. There has been considerable interest…

Project for Awesome (P4A) 2018 is finally here, and you can help us to win much-needed funds at no cost to you by voting for the videos supporting our charity. Every year, a number of charities are chosen through voting, and they each receive a sum of money based on what the fundraiser at P4A…

The Fourth Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing (EHA) was held in Brussels on November 8-10, 2018, and we had the opportunity to give talks about aging, advocacy, and engaging new audiences. The EHA is a conference hosted every two years by Heales, and it sees like-minded people from the research and advocacy community come together to…

February 4th, 2019 sees the launch of the Longevity Leaders Conference in St Paul’s, London, which promises to be an interesting event on the conference calendar. The conference aims to cover both the science of aging research and the business side of the industry, in a similar manner to our own annual conference, Ending Age-Related…

Today, we want to discuss this review published in the journal Science, as it provides a whistle-stop tour of caloric restriction, intermittent fasting, and time-restricted feeding. There is a considerable amount of data supporting the effects of caloric restriction and similar dietary approaches on both health and lifespan in multiple species. In general, the more…

Today is Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving; on this day, people all over the world are encouraged to donate to the causes they find the most important. That’s why we think that this is a good occasion to remind you just how much your support means to us and the drive to make…

Today, we want to point out a new study showing how senescent cells poison their healthy neighbors and that the more there are, the faster they make other cells become senescent. What are senescent cells? As you age, increasing numbers of your cells enter into a state known as senescence. Senescent cells do not divide…

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