Biology, Biomedical

Can longevity be inherited?

Genetic traits that influence longevity exist, and can certainly be passed from parents to children. But as a general phenotype, longevity is very complex. All the genes related to longevity will not necessarily pass to the children in a predictable way.

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Biomedical

The 4 FDA approved drugs that can give your lifespan a 40% increase.

Extending the human lifespan might sound impossible to some people or even unethical to other (depending on religion), but it's something that eventually we will have to discuss. Many scientists do believe that ageing is just a consequence of being, just like a car eventually breaks down unless it is repaired, a human needs some… Continue reading The 4 FDA approved drugs that can give your lifespan a 40% increase.

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Biomedical

Rejuvenation pills. NAD+ Do they work?

Like we discussed with nootropics on a previous post, there are people who really like and support the effects of some supplements. Such supplements are supposed to help you gain energy, be stronger and smarter. Things that in the past were considered impossible. Now we are very close at achieving such goals and with some… Continue reading Rejuvenation pills. NAD+ Do they work?

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Biology

Is being a vegan smarter?

https://www.maxpixel.net/Vegetarian-Pot-Plate-Red-Tomato-Vegan-Mushrooms-2803566             Almost every study on diet agrees that the quality of what we eat is extremely important to our health. As we discover more about human health and disease, we keep finding how important diet is. Some people have chosen to be vegetarian or vegan. There are many variations… Continue reading Is being a vegan smarter?

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Biomedical

Calorie restriction diets, the microbiome and ageing. How to live longer.

  Your body has a lot of microorganisms on and inside of it. Nothing to worry about, those microorganisms are essential, they help you digest food and they can even control your mood and appetite. This is called the microbiome. Scientists have been very interested latelly in the effects of the microbiome to our health.… Continue reading Calorie restriction diets, the microbiome and ageing. How to live longer.