Items Tagged ‘senescent cells’

September 20, 2019

Scientists take a step towards beating the pain of old age

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

The Timesby Rhys Blakely Scientists have said that they may be able to reverse the frailty of old age after using drugs to flush toxic cells from the body for the first time. The trial led researchers closer to a revolution in medicine that could transform the care and treatment of older people with chronic […]

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Tags: aging, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, senolytic drugs, The Times


May 17, 2019

‘Zombie cells’ buildup in your body may play role in aging

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Associated Pressby Malcolm Ritter Call them zombie cells — they refuse to die. As they build up in your body, studies suggest, they promote aging and the conditions that come with it like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are studying drugs that can kill zombie cells and possibly treat the problems they bring. Basically the […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, zombie cells


April 11, 2019

Live forever: Wonder drugs kill zombie cells and prevent diseases making 100 the new 60

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Express (UK) by Sean Martin Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, a medical research centre based in Minnesota, US, have developed anti-ageing drugs called ‘senolytics’ which can wash away senescent cells – otherwise known as zombie cells as they no longer work to their full potential. These senescent cells are then replaced by newer cells which […]

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Tags: aging, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, Senolytics, The Daily Express


February 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic may be onto the fountain of youth

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KARE 11 by Rena Sarigianopoulos Forget expensive potions and empty promises, turns out the Mayo Clinic in Rochester may be onto the proverbial fountain of youth. Working closely with the University of Minnesota, researchers have found a way to eliminate senescent cells. Those are cells that have stopped dividing and are producing things that can […]

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Tags: aging, Dr. James Kirkland, KARE 11, senescent cells, senolytic drugs


September 27, 2018

Drug cocktail could extend your life, killing cells related to aging

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNBC Dr. James Kirkland, Mayo Clinic’s Center on Aging director, joins ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss his new drug, research involving senolytic cells and how they combat age-related diseases. Reach: CNBC is a 24-hour cable television station offers business news and financial information. The channel provides real-time financial market coverage to an estimated 175 million homes […]

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Tags: aging, CNBC, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, senolytic drugs


August 25, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Wall Street Journal Who’s on First? Great-Grandpa! Softball Bends the Rules for […]

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January 6, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik Reuters ‘Hidden’ celiac disease less common now in U.S. by Shereen Lehman […]

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November 4, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik Advisory Board Mayo Clinic got ‘five stars’—but its CEO still doesn’t […]

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August 19, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Reuters Can season and place of birth influence celiac disease […]

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August 12, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Buzzfeed What You Should Know About Zika If You’re Going […]

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