Increasing Human Life Span
... ago that the Spanish conquistador Ponce de Leon explored much of present-day Florida in search
of the legendary “Fountain of Youth.” Even in ancient times, potions that supposedly gave
eternal life to the consumer were in high demand. Today, however, researchers are focusing
more on increasing avera ...
The Epigenetics Behind Human Aging
... methylation is correlated with age-related pathological phenotypes, and why aging is
highly associated with epigenetics. Environmental factors, nourishment, and life
experiences, all affect aging because DNA methylation is regulated by these factors .
This is a massive leap regarding the process ...
CytoFactors - What is anti
... progressively derives from a cellular-prone (Th1) to a humoral-prone (Th2) type (Ginaldi et al.,
1999). Upon activation and under the influence of specific factors called cytokines, T-helper cells
differentiate into either Th1 or Th2 cells. Th1 cells provide cellular protection against invading
Development of CassiaExtract as an Ingredient to
... of activated Tie2 declines in conjunction with aging.
Development of Ingredient that Restores Impaired Capillaries Due to Aging
As a result of investigating more than 200 types of naturally occurring ingredients with the aim of increasing the
quantity of activated Tie2, which is reduced due to aging ...
Xenotransplantation (xenos- from the Greek meaning ""foreign""), is the transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another. Such cells, tissues or organs are called xenografts or xenotransplants. In contrast, the term allotransplantation refers to a same-species transplant. Human xenotransplantation offers a potential treatment for end-stage organ failure, a significant health problem in parts of the industrialized world. It also raises many novel medical, legal and ethical issues. A continuing concern is that many animals, such as pigs, have a shorter lifespan than humans, meaning that their tissues age at a quicker rate. Disease transmission (xenozoonosis) and permanent alteration to the genetic code of animals are also causes for concern. A few successful cases of xenotransplantation are published.It is not uncommon for patients and physicians to use the term ""allograft"" imprecisely to refer to either allograft (human-to-human) or xenograft (animal-to-human), but it is helpful scientifically (for those searching or reading the scientific literature) to maintain the more precise distinction in usage.