Aging in Brain Reversed With Protein Therapy

Aging in Brain Reversed With Protein Therapy

Those suffering from an aging brain, heart or muscles can take a small breath of relief, thanks to researchers studying weakened hearts in older mice at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI). They have discovered from the mice they studied that brain and muscle tissue can be reversed with protein therapy. By using protein therapy, […]

Stem Cells May Be Key to Long Life: Research on Body of 115-Year-Old Woman

Stem Cells May Be Key to Long Life: Research on Body of 115-Year-Old Woman

Hendrikje Van Andel-Schipper was the oldest person in the world when she died in 2005. New research on the 115-year-old woman’s body has found that the secret to a long life may be found in stem cells. It is thought that Andel-Schipper is the oldest person ever to donate their body to science, and it was a […]

Aging Process Speeded By Chronic Inflammation

Aging Process Speeded By Chronic Inflammation

Healthspan: the years of life spent relatively free of disability and serious illness. A study from the Yale School of Medicine released in the October, 2013, issue of Cell Metabolism shows that chronic inflammation can speed the aging process and significantly reduce healthspan. Chronic inflammation is different from the swelling that occurs with a specific […]