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Sinclair’s recent breakthrough on SIRT1

March 26, 2013

http://extremelongevity.net/2013/03/08/anti-aging-drug-breakthrough-acheived/

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The Aging Tree

March 2, 2012

By Robert Kane Pappas
“The Low Hanging Fruit” 
When discussing aging interventions – slowing down the aging process – note that there are causal relationships between aging, age related diseases, health span and lifespan. 
To make a further distinction, the pace of the application of various breakthroughs can be broken down into a second hierarchy: think of it [...]

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Aging and Disease — a comment by Robert Kane Pappas

March 15, 2011

Last week, Vince Giuliano wrote a probing blog about aging and disease, which can be found on this site and on agingsciences.com.  I contributed a video clip. One of his underlying points is that a disease which is cured by stimulating one of these regulator genes — for instance SIRT1 or mTOR –- will likely [...]

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Aging and Diseases — Video Blog

March 12, 2011

Everyone knows that old age can lead to many diseases and problems.  And sooner or later one of those diseases or problems will kill everybody.    But, what exactly is the relationship of aging to diseases?  The question leads to surprisingly interesting answers.
First, please have a look at this video for opinions of some prominent scientists:

Here, [...]

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The Power Hour With Joyce Riley

March 9, 2011

This morning, Wednesday, March 9th, filmmaker Robert Kane Pappas was the featured guest of Joyce Riley on the Power Hour with Joyce Riley, a syndicated radio program available nationally and internationally.   Robert was joined by fellow collaborator, Vince Guiliano, for a lively two-hour discussion on longevity sciences and their implications. 
The audio from the program is attached here commercial-free [...]

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Alzheimer’s Research — Connecting the Dots

September 9, 2010

RKP Comments on Recent Articles on Promising Research Results Relating to Alzheimer’s Disease
The first article is a press release from MIT on the research conducted by Dr. Guarente’s Lab.  Click here to read the article.  The second, an article posted on PLoS One, describes the effect of  rapamycin on AD progression.  Click here to read [...]

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Teleomeres in the News (with Comment by Robert Kane Pappas)

September 8, 2010

Can a new supplement boost immunity, slow aging?
by Mary Brophy Marcus
[This article, from USA Today (which doesn't provide a lot of detail), talks about a study on a telomerase activator supplement (paid for by the supplement-maker) that claims to lenghten telomeres (for about $8,000 per year).]
“A new study out this week suggests a dietary supplement from [...]

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TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE ON SPECTRUMCULTURE.COM

July 20, 2010

To Age or Not to Age

By Shannon Gramas
[Originally posted on spectrumculture.com (where snobbery and trash collide) on July 19, 2010.  Click here for original article]
In the series of Future History stories written by the science fiction author Robert Heinlein, mankind has developed the technological capability to arbitrarily extend the human lifespan. Repeated applications of the [...]

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Article in Polish Daily News (Nowy Dziennik)

March 8, 2010

Can we live longer? – Aleksandra Slabisz, Nowy Dziennik, February 19, 2010.
[This article was translated from the original Polish article that appeared in the Polish Daily News (Nowy Dziennik) on February 19, 2010.]
Is it possible to delay ageing? Can man live 120 years and enjoy the health of a 50 year old?  It is possible, scientists say.
Delaying [...]

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