Category Archives: Aging

Chronic inflammation as a determinant of future aging phenotypes

Chronic inflammation causes aging more than previously thought. Inflammation was measured by measuring interleukin-6, and aging rates were estimated by number of cardiovascular deaths.

via Chronic inflammation as a determinant of future aging phenotypes.

Astragalus: is this ancient Chinese herb the Telomere-Enabler of the Future?

 

 

via Astragalus: is this ancient Chinese herb the Telomere-Enabler of the Future? – ImmortalLife.net.

Mechanisms of aluminum adjuvant toxicit – PubMed Mobile

What are the long term effects of auto-immunity (auto inflammation) on longevity?

via Mechanisms of aluminum adjuvant toxicit – PubMed Mobile.

Young Blogger and his 6 year experience following the CRON Diet

 

Pretty amazing results in the studies listed in this article. Restricting calories has increased longevity in every species tested. We now have a sector of the human population voluntarily undertaking the experiment on themselves. Simply eating smaller portions makes a huge difference in our caloric intake, but the CRON diet is “Caloric Restriction” WITH “Optimal Nutrition”. This makes better sense than simply cutting your calories down by 1/3 or more. Super promising solution to the ageing problem until we are able to develop nano- and bio-tech to move us into healthy triple digits and beyond.

Young Blogger and his 6 year experience following the CRON Diet.

Why getting physically stronger will help you live longer

S

trength is a key factor in longevity and an extended healthy life. And in fact, resistance training may be the single most important thing you can add to your fitness regimen. Here’s how getting stronger will make you harder to kill.

 

via Why getting physically stronger will help you live longer.

Zinc deficiency mechanism linked to aging, multiple diseases

A new study has outlined for the first time a biological mechanism by which zinc deficiency can develop with age, leading to a decline of the immune system and increased inflammation associated with many health problems, including cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disease and diabetes.

The recommended daily intake is 11 mgs for adults, though aging adults don’t often absorb zinc well. Taking anything over 40 mgs each day can lead to problems.

via Zinc deficiency mechanism linked to aging, multiple diseases.

Japan tooth patch could be end of decay

 

Scientists in Japan have created a microscopically thin film that can coat individual teeth to prevent decay or to make them appear whiter, the chief researcher said.

The “tooth patch” is a hard-wearing and ultra-flexible material made from hydroxyapatite, the main mineral in tooth enamel, that could also mean an end to sensitive teeth.

“This is the world’s first flexible apatite sheet, which we hope to use to protect teeth or repair damaged enamel,” said Shigeki Hontsu, professor at Kinki University’s Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology in western Japan.

 

via Japan tooth patch could be end of decay – FRANCE 24.

 

Secret of ageing found: Japanese scientists pave way to everlasting life — RT

 

Blocking a protein seems to stop the aging process in cells, but it also stops the immune system. A solution may be to include another similar protein which maintains the immune system but not the aging process, or to just block that protein and have eternal youth living in a bubble.

via Secret of ageing found: Japanese scientists pave way to everlasting life — RT.

%d bloggers like this: