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Fruit flies live longer with combination drug treatment

October 5, 2019

A triple drug combination has been used to extend the lifespan of fruit flies by 48 percent in…
Aging delayed in older mice given blood component from young mice

June 18, 2019

An enzyme in blood of young mice extends life span. New research has identified a novel approach to…
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on healthy life span in older people

September 17, 2018

In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older…
Both High and Low Carbohydrate Diets Reduce Lifespan in Humans

August 20, 2018

According to a new prospective cohort study and meta-analysis, published 16 August 2018 in the journal The Lancet…
QUT breakthrough holds promise of longer, healthier life

May 18, 2018

QUT researchers have developed a new drug that has the potential to dramatically slow the ageing process and…
Scientists identify a way to increase the lifespan of fruit flies

April 17, 2018

One of the major goals of scientists is to increase the longevity of humans. Our lifespan has been…
A pill that staves off aging? It’s on the horizon

March 29, 2018

Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit…
Boosting Sirt4 gene activity extends healthy lifespan in fruit flies

January 30, 2018

A new study on the mechanics of aging and longevity finds that fruit flies inhibited from producing the…
Parental lifespan genes could hold clue to longer life

December 11, 2017

A large-scale international study led by the University of Exeter Medical School has discovered new genes linked to parents’ lifespan…
Scientists found a way to enhance longevity by 10 %

December 1, 2017

Everyone wants to live longer and scientists are trying to fulfil this demand. There is a general belief…
New tools aid hunt for life-extending chemicals

November 29, 2017

Yale researchers have discovered novel chemical compounds that extend the lifespan of a species of yeast by using…
Biologists slow aging, extend lifespan of fruit flies

September 7, 2017

UCLA biologists have developed an intervention that serves as a cellular time machine — turning back the clock…
Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life

July 12, 2017

Here’s another reason to start the day with a cup of joe: Scientists have found that people who…
Dieting causes epigenetic changes during ageing

April 12, 2017

Reduced food consumption extends the lifespan of many organisms, including primates. The biology behind how this is achieved,…
Calorie restriction lets monkeys live long and prosper

January 19, 2017

Settling a persistent scientific controversy, a long-awaited report shows that restricting calories does indeed help rhesus monkeys live…
Research shows certain genes, in healthy environments, can lengthen lifespan

April 25, 2016

Researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions have discovered how a gene in the brain’s…
Lithium has potential to significantly prolong life

April 10, 2016

Humanity is in search for a way to lengthen our life for a very long time. It seems…
Comprehensive Study Maps 238 Genes that Extend Lifespan in Yeast Cells by 60% When Deleted

October 13, 2015

Researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and the University of Washington have identified 238 genes…
Cancer drugs can slow ageing – scientists extended lifespan of fruit flies

June 29, 2015

Scientists at University College London were researching potential drug candidates that would stop aging processes in fruit flies.…
Cancer drug prolongs life in flies

June 27, 2015

Humans, yeasts and fruit flies began to evolve separately millions of years ago. Nevertheless, the cellular processes which…
Cold improves longevity for some, shortens life span for others

June 2, 2015

Century-old wisdom holds that cold-blooded creatures—flies, worms, fish—live longer in colder environments. And more recent studies have found…
Fructose more toxic than table sugar in mice

January 5, 2015

When University of Utah biologists fed mice sugar in doses proportional to what many people eat, the fructose-glucose…
Interactions may matter most for longevity

May 16, 2014

A new study of the biology of aging shows that complex interactions among diet, mitochondrial DNA and nuclear…
Longevity mutation found in flies far and wide

February 6, 2014

To date, evidence that mutations in a gene called Indy could increase life span in flies and mimic…
Single gene change increases mouse lifespan by 20 percent

September 2, 2013

By lowering the expression of a single gene, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have extended the…
Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent

July 2, 2013

The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief was found to increase the…
Lust for life: breaking the 120-year barrier in human ageing

June 4, 2013

In rich countries, more than 80% of the population today will survive past the age of 70. About…
If you want to live longer, do nothing

May 16, 2013

I want to live longer and help others do the same. I assumed the most effective way to…
Universal mechanism for activating anti-aging pathway identified

March 13, 2013

A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a…
Hormone boost lets mice live longer without fasting

October 24, 2012

Did you know, that reducing amount of food calories consumed per day could increase your lifespan? This is…
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