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Tag: aging

A statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia.
Are We Really Living Longer?
October 4, 2018

The answer may surprise you. Check out this interesting article from BBC Future. Among the questions answered: Was 30 considered "old" in the Roman empire? What about 50? And how do we really know?

Irina M. Bochkis has made a discovery that suggests how we might turn back the clock on aging and reverse diabetes, fatty liver disease and other metabolic diseases.
How We Could Reverse Aging Using Viruses
May 28, 2018

Our Irina Bochkis, PhD, has made a discovery that suggests we could cure or prevent fatty liver disease, diabetes and other metabolic diseases -- and possibly even reverse aging itself -- by removing wrinkles inside our cells. Much as our skin wrinkles with age, so does the membrane surrounding our…