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September 17, 2021

Resolving protein errors could lead to healthier and longer lives

DNA defects are linked to cancer and may be primary reasons for aging. However, scientists argue that protein errors are responsible for some negative health changes as well. Researchers at UCL conducted experiments with simple model organisms and found that correcting protein production errors leads to improvements in both health […]
September 17, 2021

New nano particles suppress resistance to cancer immunotherapy

A specially designed lipid nanoparticle could deliver immune-signaling molecules into liver macrophage cells to overcome resistance to anti-tumor immunotherapy. Hokkaido University scientists and colleagues in Japan have found a way that could help some patients overcome resistance to an immunotherapy treatment for cancer. The approach, proven in mice experiments, was […]
September 17, 2021

Metformin Remains a Poor Choice in the Treatment of Aging

Now that we find ourselves in an era in which there is growing support and funding for the treatment of aging as a medical condition, the battle ceases to be one of persuading people to take the idea seriously, and more a matter of convincing research and development concerns to […]
September 16, 2021

Stiff Blood Vessels Linked to Enzyme That Fosters Cell ‘Chatter’

In a study in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have found that the smooth muscle cells lining the walls of blood vessels can lose their elasticity and lead to vascular stiffening, a condition that can precede heart disease and stroke. The finding, say the researchers, may provide a new focus […]