Potential 2×1 drug for Parkinson’s and Diabetes

There are plenty of examples of drugs that have been repurposed in recent years. For instance,…

Caloric restriction in disease

In previous articles we introduced the potential of caloric restriction (CR), that is a reduction of…

A starker p-value

In science, for a phenomenon to be reliable, it needs to be validated by a certain…

A limit to life?

We have talked here several times about the possibility of extending the lifespan through several different…

Old kids

Unfortunately, I am not talking about big kids or men that behave themselves like children. Unfortunately,…

Astroglia: key player in neurodegeneration

While everyone has heard about neurons, the information transmitting cells in the nervous system, astroglia is…

Intelligence: a mishmash of genetic ingredients

Like father like son. We have all heard it one time or another. The layman explanation…

Probacteria against aging

It is quite probable that you’ve heard from the benefits of yoghurt and other probacteria containing…

A pinch of salt for CRISPR research

Unless you’ve been sitting in a cave for the last couple of years, you have probably…

Long lived dieting monkeys

Dieting is a commonly used term in our society (especially if you’re a woman), even when…