How to Clear a Stuffy Nose Fast—And Get Back to Breathing Normally – Lose Weight in Your Hips

Blowing your nose to oblivion without dislodging any of the snot clogging it is the physiological equivalent of screaming into the void: Sheer force won’t change the reality of what you’re dealing with. In the blocked-nose situation, at least, you’ve got other options. There are easy, effective ways to help you inhale normally, even when … Read more

Proximate Causes of Increased Transposon Expression with Age – Fight Aging!

In today’s open access paper, researchers here look at some of the proximate causes of transposable element activation, the details of the epigenetic and transcriptional issues. It is well known that transposable element activity increases with age. These are sequences capable of self-replication in the genome, the remnants of ancient retroviral infections. Transposon activity … Read more

Scheduling a Weekly ‘House Meeting’ With My Partner Changed My Damn Life – Lose Weight in Your Hips

Plus, when you bring up relationship concerns or life logistics on the fly, there’s a good chance you won’t effectively hear one another. “You can miss what each other’s saying because you’re not primed for attentive listening or you feel infringed upon—like, there you are trying to have your moment and someone is poking at … Read more

Herpes Simplex Infection Correlates with Amyloid Burden in the Aging Brain – Fight Aging!

There is a continuing debate over the degree to which Alzheimer’s is driven by persistent infection in brain tissue, such as by varieties of herpesvirus. Amyloid-β is an antimicrobial peptide, a part of the innate immune response, and one could argue that persistently raised expression of amyloid-β will increase misfolding and generation of the … Read more

How to Follow the WNBA Draft If You’re Newly Obsessed With Women’s Basketball – Lose Weight in Your Hips

If all the excitement of NCAA March Madness has you newly invested in women’s basketball, you’re not alone. Literally millions of other Americans have jumped on board too, thanks in no small part to the fervor surrounding the tournament—and the spotlight shining on amazing athletes like Caitlin Clark, Paige Bueckers, Angel Reese, and others. The … Read more

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy Produces Thymus Regrowth in Old Non-Human Primates – Fight Aging!

Thymocytes generated in the bone marrow migrate to the thymus, near the heart, where they mature into T cells of the adaptive immune system. Unfortunately, the thymus atrophies with age. Most people have little active thymus tissue left by the time they are in their 50s. Absent a robust supply of new T cells, … Read more

Fight Aging! Newsletter, April 15th 2024 – Fight Aging!

Fight Aging! publishes news and commentary relevant to the goal of ending all age-related disease, to be achieved by bringing the mechanisms of aging under the control of modern medicine. This weekly newsletter is sent to thousands of interested subscribers. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the newsletter, please visit: Longevity Industry Consulting … Read more

TLR2 Important in the Dysfunction of Hair Follicles – Fight Aging!

Dysfunction in hair follicles and loss of the capacity for hair growth is a perhaps surprisingly complex aspect of aging and disease. For all the the basic mechanisms of hair growth are well-investigated, the hair follicle is a complex structure, and hair growth involves the collaboration of many cell types, activities, and signaling that … Read more