A proven approach to slow the aging process is dietary restriction, but new research in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University helps explain the action of a drug that appears to mimic that process – rapamycin.
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The Latest on: Rapamycin
- Steve Horvath: ‘I’d like people to have the choice of whether they want to die, as opposed to it being prescribed by nature’on February 25, 2024 at 4:06 pm
The aging expert and University of California researcher is currently working for Altos Labs, a company specialized in rejuvenation financed by billionaires like Jeff Bezos ...
- Two Clinical Trials Test Cheap Pills to Extend Lifeon February 22, 2024 at 11:00 pm
Long speculated to slow or even reverse aging in off-label use, the generic drugs metformin and rapamycin are getting formal clinical trials this year.
- How Anti-Aging Hackers May Advance Serious Scienceon February 21, 2024 at 11:00 pm
A study found healthy people taking organ-transplant drug rapamycin off-label showed signs of improved health, and even COVID resistance.
- Canagliflozin improves diabetic kidney disease by inducing fasting-like and aestivation-like metabolic patterns: Studyon February 21, 2024 at 4:29 pm
China: Canagliflozin (CANA) regulates metabolic reprogramming in diabetic kidney disease (DKD) by inducing fasting-like and aestivation-like metabolic patterns, a recent study published in ...
- High-Protein Diets Linked to Amino Acid Activation of ASCVD Pathwayon February 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm
They further observed that leucine activated mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling in macrophages, a pathway that the same researchers previously implicated in the pathogenesis of ischemic ...
- Are You Eating Too Much Protein? This Common Amino Acid Could Reveal the Answeron February 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm
Researchers led by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found leucine turns on a biochemical pathway in mice called the mechanistic ...
- A high-protein diet and elevation in the amino acid leucine may contribute to buildup of plaque in arterieson February 19, 2024 at 11:29 am
Researchers conducted clinical studies on murine animals and humans to evaluate the impact of high protein intake on the amino acid-mammalian target of the rapamycin complex 1 autophagy signaling ...
- Medical Foods: Here Are Opportunities, Obstacles For This New Trendon February 18, 2024 at 2:35 pm
KetoCitra, Lipisorb, Nepro, Oxepa, Renax and Ultrase are examples of medical foods, food items that can be used to treat particular diseases.
- Researchers discover new mechanism of action between the nutrient adaptation of intestinal stem cells and agingon February 15, 2024 at 7:26 am
The mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) stimulates intestinal stem cells (ISCs) to grow, enhance Delta expression, and steer cell destiny to the absorptive enteroblast lineage. In older ...
- Want to live healthier longer? Scientists aim to improve life quality over quantityon July 11, 2023 at 5:22 am
As long as humans have been alive, they have been searching for ways to live longer. Scientists studying the biology of aging are joining the effort.
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