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Is 150 years really the limit of human life span?

While most of us can expect to live to around 80, some people defy expectations and live to be over 100.

Can ageing really be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’? An evolutionary biologist explains

There have been myriad scientific research efforts focused on stopping or slowing the effects of ageing.

David Sinclair on Human Trials of Anti-Aging Compounds

A new review authored by three acclaimed geroscientists paints a promising picture of human clinical trials of prospective anti-aging drugs.

Why ageing should be classified as a disease

Since the time of the ancient Greeks, doctors and philosophers have argued whether ageing is a disease or a natural process.

Why we age – new theories gaining ground

Why do we age? It's a question that has had scientists scratching their heads for decades, but finally, we are starting to get some answers.

The search to extend lifespan is gaining ground

Research into the biology of ageing, and consequently extending the lifespan of humans, has become a serious endeavour.

Scientists make a groundbreaking discovery in the quest for a longer life

Researchers have identified that removing harmful by-products of fat that naturally accumulate over time could do the trick.

Will Success in Reversing Aging Shape the Regulatory System to Accommodate It?

Heading towards significant clinical use in the 2030s are senolytics and perhaps the first uses of partial reprogramming.

What science tells us about successful ageing

What allows some to be so vital in old age? Are they mere outliers, or can anyone, reach a ripe old age in good health?

The secret to staying young? Scientists boost lifespan of mice by deleting defective cells

The researchers managed to increase the lifespan of mice by an impressive 25% by deleting "senescent" cells.

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