Longevity

April 6, 2018

Switching to ketogenic diet may extend lifespan: The ketone metabolite β-hydroxybutyrate inhibits the expression of ribosomal protein S6 kinase 1 (p70S6 Kinase) and extends mammalian life span, 6/April/2017, 6.44 am

What they say: A study from the Institute of Healthy Ageing, Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University College London, London WC1E 6JJ, UK shows that “Ribosomal […]
April 2, 2018

A sweet way to decrease blood pressure/sugar and extend lifespan: Sugar-based Lifespan extension therapy:  D-Allose, a C-3 epimer of glucose,  prolongs mammalian life span, via down regulation of angiotensin II type I receptor (AT1R), 4/April/2018, 12.19 pm

Significance of the study: It has been shown earlier that antagonizing angiotensin II type I receptor (AT1R) expression may prolong mammalian life span. Further, it has been shown […]
April 2, 2018

Alternative sweetener-based Lifespan extension therapy: Fructooligosaccharide, an alternative sweetener 30-50% as sweet as sugar,   increases life span via up-regulation of its target gene BubR1, 2/April/2017, 12.05 pm

 What they say: Introduction:  A recent study from the Department of Genetics, Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging Harvard Medical School, Boston,USA; and […]
March 30, 2018

Treat your heart ailments with longevity-promoting drugs: Carvedilol, a medication used in the treatment of congestive heart failure, left ventricular dysfunction and high blood pressure, may increase life span, via up-regulation of its target gene BubR1, 30/March/2018, 11.06 pm

 What they say: Introduction:  A recent study from the Department of Genetics, Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging Harvard Medical School, Boston,USA; and […]