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What to Do When Someone Flirts With Your Partner

Your partner may have every intention of being faithful but, without any warning, someone else comes along and turns it all upside down. What will you do?

A Growing Interest in the Potential for Treating Aging

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In recent years, public and press interest in medicine to treat aging has been growing, and so more popular science and general interest articles - such as the one linked here - have been published. This is a new phase in the bootstrapping of longevity science, in which the media and the public conversation becomes more of a factor. Show More Summary

Per2 Deletion Improves Immune Function, Extends Life in Mice

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To what degree does the age-related decline of the immune system contribute to mortality and loss of longevity? How important is it in comparison to other aspects of aging? This study offers one useful data point, as the authors describe a genetic alteration that can boost the supply of new immune cells in old mice. Show More Summary

High Net Worth Individuals Will Support Medical Research in a Big Way, But Only in Fields Already Mainstream

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In this day and age, the biggest difference a billionaire can make to the near future is to fund medical research. The costs of that research are falling rapidly with progress across the board in biotechnology, and the foundation for transformative new medicine can be created with a fraction of one billionaire's net worth, if spent wisely. Show More Summary

A Rise in Rhetoric for Radical Life Extension

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It is interesting to note a growth in discussion of radical life extension as a goal, and this from groups entirely outside the established community of supporters and advocates that came into being a couple of decades ago. ProgressShow More Summary

Human Longevity Inc. is a Personalized Medicine Company

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Human Longevity Inc. (HLI) is a young company with a lot of funding that will be using genetics to produce a platform for personalized medicine and investigation of disease mechanisms, with a focus on age-related disease. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary

Interesting Ageing Stuff

For many years, I have posted a Saturday listing of Interesting Stuff - internet items that piqued my interest that I think you too might like. Although the topic of this blog is ageing and what it's really like to...

Fight Aging! Newsletter, April 18th 2016

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FIGHT AGING! NEWSLETTER April 18th 2016 Fight Aging! provides a weekly digest of news and commentary for thousands of subscribers interested in the latest longevity science: progress towards the medical control of aging in order to prevent...Show More Summary

ELDER MUSIC: Blues Brothers

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

Are Cat People Really that Different from Dog People?

The commonly held belief that cat people and dog people differ in fundamental ways, put to the test in earlier research, may need to be revisited.

INTERESTING STUFF – 16 April 2016

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

CUSTOMERS FIRST IN RETIREMENT INVESTING The Department of Labor last week announced new regulations requiring financial retirement advisors and brokers who handle individual retirement and 401(k) accounts to act in the best interests of their clients. You would think that...

Rejuvenation Biotechnology Update for April 2016

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The latest edition of the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Update arrived today. This newsletter series is a collaboration between the Methuselah Foundation and SENS Research Foundation, two of the most important organizations involved in advocacy and research to speed the defeat of aging and age-related disease. Show More Summary

The Imperative to Live and to Die

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Somewhere among the tiniest twists of our DNA, we are programmed to fear death, to avoid it at all costs and to live. To Live! To live is, borrowing from Star Trek, the prime directive. In addition to the practicality...

FOXO3 Variant Associates with Reduced Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Humans

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Researchers recently published evidence for variants in the FOXO3 gene to correlate with modestly reduced mortality due to cardiovascular disease. FOXO3 is one of the very few longevity-associated genes in which the statistical associations have been replicated in different human study populations. Show More Summary

A Reddit /r/science AMA With S. Jay Olshansky

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Researcher S. Jay Olshansky is one of the principals behind the Longevity Dividend initiative, a long-running lobbying and advocacy initiative that seeks to push a great deal more government and philanthropic funding into aging research. Show More Summary

3 Steps to Take Stock of Your Relationship

Whether your relationship is in its early, middle, or late stages, you can benefit from taking stock of how it's going. These 3 steps will help you fix what's fixable.

The Definition of Regenerative Medicine Includes the Treatment and Reversal of Aging

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The staff at the SENS Research Foundation, who coordinate and carry out scientific programs aimed at speeding up progress towards rejuvenation therapies, have for some years referred to their work as a branch of regenerative medicine. Show More Summary

MHCI Proteins and Loss of Muscle Function in Aging

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

A developmental process responsible for fine-tuning nervous system connections to muscle fibers may inappropriately reactivate in later life, becoming an important contributing cause of the characteristic loss of muscle strength andShow More Summary

Samumed and Regeneration via Altered Wnt Signaling

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

This article profiles Samumed, who are producing regenerative therapies based on manipulation of Wnt signaling, presently at various early stages in the pipeline. Wnt signaling is implicated in cancer, aging, and regeneration, but like...Show More Summary

Oxidized Albumin Increases With Age, Contributing to Cellular Senescence and Damage in Blood Vessels

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Today's open access paper focuses on albumin and is a great example of the role played by oxidation of proteins in aging, the way in which it can act as a link between fundamental damage and secondary damage, and between damage in one location in the body and consequences in another. Show More Summary

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