aging

Three links in aging and longevity #3

Grandmothers, longevity, proximity; three cheers for Grandmothers! ‘Grandmother effect’ helps explain human longevity Two new studies, both published in Current Biology, strengthen this notion. An analysis of church birth and death records in Finland for individuals born between 1731 and 1890 showed that having a maternal grandmother between 50 and 75 years of age while […]

Old people are pioneers, forming the expanding wavefront of the living

Let’s start personal: I’m into understanding biologically aging and boosting healthy longevity since I was 14. Several decades later, in early middle age the same commitment is the main motivational drive behind working on AgeCurve. Since my teenage commitment got me into aging research and science, I became sensitive and appreciative towards the issues that […]

New Aging Super Story added to AgeCurve App: Metabolism

One of the best known hallmarks of aging is related to metabolic alterations. Metabolism covers diverse processes providing new building blocks and energy for the body via the digestion of food. We have finally added a Metabolism Super Story backed by several underlying Protein Stories! Our users can check their Metabolism results and personalised Aging Scores by […]

NHS prevention plan for explicitly longer and healthier lives: a historical first longevity initiative?

A BBC piece called NHS prevention plan aims to boost life expectancy tells us about a prevention plan that might be a historical first longevity initiative at such a governmental scale: In his speech later, Mr Hancock is expected to set out his aim for people to have five more years of healthy, independent life by […]

Read Hourglass, a new online magazine devoted to the science of longevity

Back in the old times, before the housing bubble burst, in the summer of 2008, I instigated an aging/longevity session at the prestigious Science Foo Camp (un)conference in the GooglePlex, jointly organised by Google, Nature Publishing Group and O’Reilly Media. It must have been the first of its kind at that place. I’ve attended Sci […]

New Research: Fisetin as a potential supplement to extend health and lifespan

Study: Fisetin is a senotherapeutic that extends health and lifespan Publication status and journal: Open Access in EBioMedicine published by The Lancet. Motivation behind study: Some drugs have senolytic activities, clearing out senescent cells but they also have considerable toxicity. Earlier, quercetin a flavonoid, used as a cheap supplement, shown some senotherapeutic promise as well. The […]

Three links in aging and longevity #2

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is one of the top, most influential US medical journals. Now it’s featuring some aging and longevity related articles, out of which we recommend two.

Three links in aging and longevity

Starting a new series on the blog, sharing 3 interesting links in the field of healthspan extension and aging in general. Hallmarks of Brain Aging: Adaptive and Pathological Modification by Metabolic States. Emerging findings are revealing mechanisms by which sedentary overindulgent lifestyles accelerate brain aging, whereas lifestyles that include intermittent bioenergetic challenges (exercise, fasting, and intellectual […]

AgeCurve’s founder attending Founders Forum HealthTech event

AgeCurve’s founder and director, Attila Csordas has been invited to attend Founders Forum‘s HealthTech event on the 15th of June, near London, UK. The prestigious, invitation-only event is focusing this year on Oncology, Senescence and Illnesses of Ageing and brings together scientists and medical researchers, tech entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers and senior execs from leading pharmaceutical companies.

AgeCurve Founder’s talk at Undoing Aging Conference

Please see YouTube video below, many thanks to the organisers!