Young blood: Rejuvenating effects may be due to extracellular vesicles

Packages of RNA and proteins that bud off from cells have reversed some signs of ageing in mice, and they may account for the rejuvenating effects of young blood Health 10 March 2022 By Michael Le Page Artwork showing red blood cells SCIEPRO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The rejuvenating effect of young blood could be largely due … Read more

Cellular ‘Rejuvenation’ Experiment in Mice Reverses Signs of Aging, Scientists Say

With age comes experience. And with experience come sore backs, tired bones, and increased risks from a large number of diseases. Scientists have long been trying figure out how to stop these aches and pains in our twilight years, and to make us live longer and healthier lives at the same time. ¬† While it’s … Read more

Ageing: Gene variant found in centenarians may be linked to longer lifespan

A rare variant of the SIRT6 gene increases DNA repair in human cells, and learning its effects could help to develop anti-ageing drugs Health 31 January 2022 By Michael Le Page A cake for a 100th birthday kajakiki/Getty Images A rare gene variant identified in people who have lived to 100 or more appears to … Read more

Billionaires Bankroll Cell Rejuvenation Tech as the Latest Gambit to Slow Aging

On¬†January 19, co-founders Rick Klausner and Hans Bishop publicly launched an aging research initiative called Altos Labs, with $3 billion in initial financing from backers including tech investor Yuri Milner and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. This is the latest in a recent surge of investment in ventures seeking to build anti-aging interventions on the back … Read more