1 in 25 carries a genotype that is associated with a shortened lifespan

From deCODE genetics 14/11/23 Scientists at deCODE genetics, a subsidiary of Amgen, have published a study on actionable genotypes detected in the Icelandic population and their association with lifespan. The results of this study are among the things that have motivated the government of Iceland to announce a nationwide effort in precision medicine. As the […]

Stop ageing: Innovators extend life of worms using DNA therapy

From Eötvös Loránd University 26/09/23 Researchers Dr. Ádám Sturm and Dr. Tibor Vellai from Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary have made an exciting breakthrough in understanding how we age. They focused on “transposable elements” (TEs), which are parts of DNA that can move around in our genetic code. When these TEs move too much, they destabilize […]

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