longevity

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 […]

AgeCurve talk at Longevity World Forum in Valencia, Spain

AgeCurve’s founder and director, Attila Csordas has been invited to give a talk and participate in a panel discussion at the inaugural Longevity World Forum on the 8th of November in Valencia, Spain. The talk is entitled ‘AgeCurve, proteomics and extending healthspan: from free solo to aided rock climbing’.

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 […]

Problem or programme: Narratives of old age and the coming Longevity Economy

At AgeCurve we are trying to build a startup culture that is aging-savvy from the ground up. This is not as easy as it sounds as aging is a phenomenon affecting the majority of human activities and domains, so quite an intimidating subject. Also it is not as easy to convince a devops for instance […]