Researchers at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco report that a gene variant associated with Alzheimer’s works differently in mice and humans, and they also demonstrate how modifying this gene could potentially prevent the plaques associated with Alzheimer’s from forming and damaging the brain. The new study was published in the journal Nature in January 2018 [1]….

Some cancer cells express some of the same genes that senescent cells do, so it makes sense that drugs that destroy senescent cells may also destroy cancer cells. This was what the researchers in this new study set out to test. Abstract p16Ink4a is a potent cell cycle inhibitor engaged to support cell cycle arrest…

The August Journal Club is now available to view. We were joined by Ocean level Lifespan Hero Joel Peterson. We have been talking about a number of new studies in past Journal Clubs, so we thought it was time to take a look at the actual delivery methods and the hurdles we face in the…

As we age, our brains lose their flexibility; this, in turn, affects our ability to learn, to remember things, and to adapt to new situations. The classic example is of older people who are stuck in a rut and unable to change how they think. Some people raise this possibility when any discussion of healthy,…

Progress has been made towards a potential solution to type 1 diabetes. The novel approach seeks to cure type 1 diabetes and to allow type 2 diabetics to stop using insulin shots by altering other cells in the pancreas so they produce insulin. The research team based at UT Health San Antonio have found a…

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