Monthly Archives: October 2018

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 […]