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Cognitive decline due to ageing can be reversed in mice – here’s what the new study means for humans

This offers hope that the cognitive impairment associated with growing older is a transient state we can potentially fix.

‘Anti-ageing’ protein shown to slow cell growth is key in longevity – new research

Researchers have identified an anti-ageing protein which controls protein metabolism, a process linked to ageing and disease.

A Major breakthrough in reversing the cellular aging process

A team at Harvard has identified molecules that restore protective caps on the tips of our chromosomes that regulate cells ageing.

A Surprising Breakthrough Will Allow Tiny Implants to Fix – and Even Upgrade – Your Body

Like insulin pumps and cardiac pacemakers, the medical implants of the future will go where they are needed, on or inside the body.

A philosophical quest for our biggest problems

The first big problem is death. Roughly 90 percent of everybody who has been alive has died by now.

A world of Methuselahs?

On balance, it can be argued, life extension is a good thing and life extension research should be funded aggressively.

When I Am Eighty-Five

The major causes of age-related death today will be largely controlled and cured in the 2050s, at least for those in wealthier regions.

Aging: past, present and future

Genetic studies have now firmly established that ageing is regulated by specific genes conserved from yeast to mice.

Frozen in time: You can be cryogenically preserved, but will you ever be revived?

The rationale for those considering cryonics is that there's no guarantee they will ever be revived, but that it is reasonable that they might be.

Battling Parkinson’s disease by rejuvenating ageing cells

Fixing body tissues by knocking out genes that prevent bad mitochondrial from being ousted in a timely fashion might sound like science fiction.

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