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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 […]

Palaeoproteomics of ancient proteins shows fact-checking’s future in humanities

Sam Knight, a staff writer at The New Yorker wrote a wonderful piece on the rise of palaeoproteomics, and as a side effect he helped to advance the mainstream understanding on what high-throughput mass spec proteomics (AgeCurve’s main method) can deliver.

AgeCurve talk at Fourth Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing in Brussels

Earlier this November I was giving a talk at the Fourth Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing in Brussels. It was a great, like-minded audience with plenty good questions and suggestions. Let me thank here the organisers, Didier Coeurnelle and Sven Bulterijs for giving me this opportunity. Please see abstract of the talk: Proteins are the main action […]

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 […]

Aubrey de Grey joins AgeCurve’s Advisory Board

It’s so fitting to announce here that Aubrey de Grey has joined AgeCurve‘s Advisory Board. Aubrey is the number one individual inspirational source of serious and scientifically minded longevity enthusiasts over the world.