How to treat Parkinson’s with astrocytes

Parkinson’s disease is characterized by neuronal loss in the brain’s substantia nigra region. What if another…

Genetic risk for Alzheimer’s also predisposes for COVID-19 infection

It seems that the genetic risk of an APOE4 variant in the APOE gene, not only…

A mutation could protect from familiar Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

A reported case study in a colombian woman, member of a family carriers of a mutation…

Gene modification drives 500% life extension in worms

Believe it to not, little worms (C.elegans) are an useful tool for researchers studying aging. Specially,…

Neuron-like chips could help revert neurological damage

A team of scientists at two british universities, Bath and Bristol, have developed neuron-like chips that…

ipSCs: the regenerative medicine of the future

A promising form of therapy to combat the biological effects of aging comes from the use…

T cells could be key for early Alzheimer’s detection

For a long time Alzheimer disease has been studied mostly as a neuronal disease. However, recently…

Female fertility limited by chromosome errors

That female fertility is not stable during a woman’s lifetime is nothing new, but now a…

A new progenitor cell has potential for liver regeneration.

Good news everyone! A newly discovered type of hepatic cell might hold the key to repair…

24-hour fasting to rejuvenate your intestines

One of the most studied, most promising avenues for improving what is known as “healthy” aging…