A human trial of NMN has recently concluded, and the results are not impressive at all; however, this is perfectly fine because that was not the purpose of the study, and, despite the lackluster results, the study was a success! This might sound strange, but perhaps the words of the study authors may make it…

Dr. David Sinclair, a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, is one of the most well-known researchers in the field of rejuvenation, and his lab is the beneficiary of a successful Lifespan.io campaign. Today, Dr. Sinclair is releasing his book on Amazon, “Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don’t Have To”, and on…

Today, we want to highlight a recent human trial of the popular supplement nicotinamide riboside, a compound that has been shown in mice to restore NAD+ levels. The compound has had impressive results against some aspects of aging in mouse studies, and there is now some more data for NR in humans [1]. What is…

Exercise really does influence how we age, and a new study shows how regular exercise in later life can help offset the decline of NAD+ and NAMPT, two important molecules that facilitate cellular energy production, in skeletal muscle. NAD+ and mitochondria The mitochondria are the power stations of the cell and provide the energy that…

Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered a way to delay aging in mice with a protein that is abundant in the blood of young mice but declines with age. eNAMPT and the NAD salvage pathway That protein is extracellular nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (eNAMPT), and it plays a key role in…

Researchers have tested nicotinamide mononucleotide on aged mice to see if it can help reverse age-related cognitive decline by improving blood flow in the brain. The brain is a hungry organ Healthy brain function relies on efficient cerebral blood flow (CBF) to wash away harmful waste products for disposal and supply the brain with an…

A new study published in Nature Metabolism finally reveals the answer to how NMN enters the cell in order to become NAD+ and that it does not need to convert into NR to do so. In the last few years, there has been considerable interest in restoring levels of the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) coenzyme…

Just a small update for those who backed the recent NAD+ Mouse Project on Lifespan.io: the T-shirt rewards for backers are now shipping. We anticipate that 90% of shipments will be sent out by today and that most U.S. backers should have them by Friday, December 21 and almost all will have them by Saturday,…

Yesterday, we announced the successful completion of the NAD+ Mouse Project after a great fundraiser, but it seems we are not done yet. The research team at Harvard has announced a new stretch goal for the last two days of the campaign. A new $75,000 goal is to be the final step, and to support…

Great news! The NAD+ Mouse Project has passed its second fundraising stretch goal, which means that the experiment will greatly expand its scope. The research team will now have enough funding to buy enough NMN to conduct long-term studies on its effects on health and the aging processes. The project will monitor the mice for…

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