HealthSpan LLC Company Profile

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News Articles [14 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan

The number of people with obstructive sleep apnea has steadily increased over the past two decades. The disorder, which causes a person to briefly stop breathing when asleep, affects over 100 million ...

A Bacterial Messenger Molecule Extends Healthspan

E. coli that make indoles protect older worms, flies, and mice from frailty.

STYR Labs Announces Expanded International Distribution Through Partnership with Healthspan

Leading direct supplier of vitamins and supplements to distribute STYR's patented process of converting fitness and nutritional data into customized vitamins, proteins and electrolytes in Read more.....

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria-produced compound may stave off aging

A new study shows that a class of chemical compounds produced by gut bacteria and found in broccoli combats aging and considerably extends 'healthspan.'

The end of aging? Targeting the underlying mechanisms for enhancing human healthspan

(American Federation for Aging Research) Innovators in biotechnology targeting aging will share insights and be honored at luncheon symposium on July 25 at Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, organized...

Ketogenic diet improves healthspan and memory in aging mice

A ketogenic diet significantly improved memory in aging mice and increased the animal's chances of surviving to old age. Results of the study from Eric Verdin's lab at the Buck Institute for Research ...

Centenarians healthier than previously thought during last years of life

When it comes to aging and healthspan, are centenarians good role models? Or is extreme age inextricably linked with increasing levels of illness? Which diseases most commonly affect people who fail t...

Modulating NAD+ metabolism, from bench to bedside

Discovered in the beginning of the 20th century, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) has evolved from a simple oxidoreductase cofactor to being an essential cosubstrate for a wide range of regula...

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PubMed Articles [16 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice.

Calorie restriction, without malnutrition, has been shown to increase lifespan and is associated with a shift away from glycolysis toward beta-oxidation. The objective of this study was to mimic this ...

Ketogenic Diet Reduces Midlife Mortality and Improves Memory in Aging Mice.

Ketogenic diets recapitulate certain metabolic aspects of dietary restriction such as reliance on fatty acid metabolism and production of ketone bodies. We investigated whether an isoprotein ketogeni...

Sirtuins, a promising target in slowing down the ageing process.

Ageing is a plastic process and can be successfully modulated by some biomedical approaches or pharmaceutics. In this manner it is possible to delay or even prevent some age-related pathologies. There...

Untangling Longevity, Dauer, and Healthspan in Caenorhabditis elegans Insulin/IGF-1-Signalling.

The groundbreaking discovery that lower levels of insulin/IGF-1 signaling (IIS) can induce lifespan extension was reported 24 years ago in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. In this organism, mutati...

Impact of early personal-history characteristics on the Pace of Aging: implications for clinical trials of therapies to slow aging and extend healthspan.

Therapies to extend healthspan are poised to move from laboratory animal models to human clinical trials. Translation from mouse to human will entail challenges, among them the multifactorial heteroge...

Clinical Trials [2 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Effect of mTOR Inhibition and Other Metabolism Modulating Interventions on the Elderly

The ability to mount an effective immune response declines with age, leaving the elderly increasingly susceptible to infectious diseases and cancer. Rapamycin, an FDA approved drug to prev...

Nutrient Sensing & Signaling in Aging Muscle

This research seeks to better understand how cellular and molecular bases of changes associated with aging contribute to decreased function and increased incidence of disease. Specific mec...

Companies [5 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

HealthSpan, Inc.

HealthSpan LLC

HealthSpan Solutions, LLC

HealthSpan Solutions LLC

John E. Morley, M.D. is the founder and director of Saint Louis University's Division of Geriatric Medicine, which is consistently ranked as one of the top ten geriatric programs in the country. With ...

Unity Biotechnology

Unity Biotechnology is designing therapeutics that prevent, halt or reverse numerous diseases of aging. The Company is targeting biological mechanisms that unify many afflictions,...

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