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Scientists Find Compound Reverses Aging in Mice

Recently the media has covered on a story about research in mice where it is claimed aging is reversed. The story originated from the lab of David Sinclair, a Harvard researcher, ...
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Google Forms New Company to Defeat Aging

Google has finally done something that was obvious and sorely needed – create a for-profit company that would foist tremendous resources and technological prowess to reduce or ...
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Extreme Endurance Athletes Live Longer

There is debate over whether regular extreme endurance exercise has a detrimental or beneficial effect on lifespan. Clearly any exercise is better than no exercise at all as multiple ...
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Children with Disease of Never Aging May Offer Clues to Immortality

For the most part, news about longevity centers on caloric restriction, rapamycin, mTOR, resveratrol, sirtuins, and reactive oxygen species. Despite the plethora of news and scientific ...
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Resveratrol Blocks Benefits of Exercise in Older Men

Both exercise and the polyphenol compound resveratrol have been shown to have positive health benefits. Hundreds of studies have proven that regular aerobic exercise reduces the risk ...
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Scientists Create Artificial Peroxisomes

Aging is clearly a complex process, and it is naive to assume a single mechanism is responsible for it. We age because it is coded for by evolution.  If there was a selective advantage ...
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Potential Cure For Cancer Developed

Cancer occurs when cells begin to divide uncontrollable, growing beyond the confines of its tissue infrastructure, spreading through the body taking over resources and leading to the ...
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Single Molecule Found to Prevent Cancer in Naked Mole Rats, May Lead to Human Use

The naked mole rat is of particular interest to longevity researchers.  The animals live 10 times as long as their cousin rodents, more than 30 years.  They are resistant to disease ...
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Oldest Man in History Dies at Age 116

Unfortunately on June 11 the world’s oldest person and the oldest man ever to live has died at age 116 Jiroemon Kimura died of natural causes in the hospital after suffering ...
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Vegetarians Live Longer

There is convincing evidence that the quality of diet in additional to caloric content has a direct effect on health and lifespan. Following on the heels of yesterday’s post ...
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