The mitochondria are well known as being the powerhouses of the cell, as they convert nutrients into the energy that our cells need in order to function and remain alive. Until recently, it was believed that they remain within our cells all their lives, but a new discovery by researchers at the Montpellier Cancer Research…

The Longevity Therapeutics conference enters its second year, opening its doors on January 28th for a three-day event focused on aging research. If you are interested in the actual science happening in the field with no snake oil in sight, then this is the West Coast conference to attend. With over 80 speakers, including researchers,…

The Journal Club will be returning on January 28th at 13:00 EST with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month we will be taking a look at the results of a recent human trial where the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. You can watch the show live on…

A new study has demonstrated that increasing the expression of a single gene was enough to reverse age-related visual decline in the eyes of old mice. Introducing ELOVL2 Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Protein 2 (ELOVL2) is both a bit of a tongue twister and a known aging biomarker. The results of a…

Recently, Dr. David Sinclair did an AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) on Reddit. Events like these, which allow people to ask researchers questions about their work on an open forum, can often turn up interesting responses that are not always uncovered during interviews. We have picked these few questions and answers, but we suggest that you…

A recent study has taken an in-depth look at the age-related changes that occur in the microbiome, particularly in regards to bacterial populations. A detailed look at bacterial populations in the gut microbiome The publication contains multiple graphs that track age-related changes to various bacterial populations in the gut. These graphs show a common trend:…

Scientists at Scripps Research have developed a new screening platform that has allowed them to identify a new set of compounds that appear to have a potent protective effect on the mitochondria of brain cells, helping these cells to defend against the kinds of stresses encountered during Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. Improved screening…

We’re releasing yet another talk from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019, our highly successful two-day conference that featured talks from leading researchers and investors, bringing them together to discuss the future of aging and rejuvenation biotechnology. This talk is from Amutha Boominathan of SENS Research Foundation, who discussed her work with mitochondria – some of which…

On this trivia episode of X10, Veera quizzes Nicola and Giuliano on stem cells, giving them five genuine stumpers from Ulla-Kaisa Peteri that leave them unsure and puzzled throughout. 

According to a new study from Harvard researchers, switching to a healthier lifestyle by the time you reach middle age could potentially give you eight to ten more years of healthy life free from age-related diseases. Healthy habits mean a longer, healthier life This new epidemiological study shows that adopting the five habits of eating…

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