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Tag: Longevity

Harvard University: Unraveling the mysteries of aging

A research team led by David Sinclair at Harvard have made a discovery that could lead to a revolutionary drug that actually reverses aging, improves DNA repair and could even help NASA get its astronauts to Mars. The treatment with the NAD precursor NMN mitigates age-related DNA damage in mice and averts DNA damage from …

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Milken Institute: Fountain of Age: Unlocking the Secrets of Longer Life

The last century produced advances in science that would be unimaginable to earlier generations, and no achievement had more impact than the extension of human life. Innovations in medicine and sanitation saw a radical increase in lifespan leading to unprecedented global economic growth and individual opportunity. But researchers are not resting on their laurels and …

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Janko Nikolich-Zugich: The Biology of Aging: Why Our Bodies Grow Old

Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich presented the second lecture of the College of Science’s Living Beyond 100 lecture series on January 31, 2012. Dr. Nikolich-Zugich is, Professor and Department Head of Immunobiology; Co-Director, Arizona Center on Aging, at the University of Arizona. Abstract: All organisms age, but we really do not have a clear explanation how and …

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UCLA: Living Longer Living Smarter: Innovations in Longevity Research

The University of California is the host for this discussion about innovations in longevity research. Taking responsibility for one’s body is the common theme among three visionaries in personal health. Larry Smarr of Calit2 joins Deborah Szekely, the co-founder of the highly acclaimed Rancho La Puerta wellness center and Kunal Sarkar, the CEO of the …

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Vicky Newman: Living for longevity and the nutrition connection

The University of California hosts a session by Vicky Newman, MS, RD, on how to learn the right balance of foods to maximize your health and energy level through an anti-inflammatory eating plan. Newman will provide practical tips for controlling your weight, maintaining bone strength, and reducing the risk of common chronic diseases associated with aging. …

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