Rapamycin, currently used as a post-transplant anti-rejection drug, appears to counteract the age-related reduction in histone expression. However, it can cause even serious side effects
A genetic variant very common in centenarians appears to have the ability to restore the function of certain heart cells, improving overall organ function and turning back the hands of the biological clock
Resveratrol, polydatin, glutathione, and NAD+ are four of the so-called “longevity molecules” on which research has long focused. In a series of four articles we explain what they are and how they work.
SoLongevity is the only Italian company to join the National Innovation Center for Aging (N.I.C.A.) in the UK, one of the most advanced international realities in the world in basic and translational research on aging. Mission: to transform longevity medicine and technology into services for the general public.
They are called SIRT and qualified as ” longevity genes”. They are responsible for the production of sirtuins, fundamental proteins that allow cells – and us – to live longer. Scientists have begun to understand how to make them work at their best.