Can Destroying Senescent Cells Treat Age-Related Disease?
Can Destroying Senescent Cells Treat Age-Related Disease?
A handful of clinical trials are underway to find out whether drugs that target senescent cells can slow the ravages of old age.
Can Destroying Senescent Cells Treat Age-Related Disease?
Can Destroying Senescent Cells Treat Age-Related Disease?

A handful of clinical trials are underway to find out whether drugs that target senescent cells can slow the ravages of old age.

A handful of clinical trials are underway to find out whether drugs that target senescent cells can slow the ravages of old age.

aging-related disease
Infographic: How Does Cell Senescence Drive Aging and Disease?
Infographic: How Does Cell Senescence Drive Aging and Disease?
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2020
The accumulation of zombie-like cells seems to accelerate aging and promote aging-related disease. Researchers are trying to figure out how.
Young Blood Unproven as Anti-Aging Treatment: US FDA
Young Blood Unproven as Anti-Aging Treatment: US FDA
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 20, 2019
The agency warns that plasma treatments costing thousands of dollars, which supposedly treat the infirmities of old age, have not been proven “safe or effective.”
Infographic: How Muscles Age
Infographic: How Muscles Age
Gillian Butler-Browne, Vincent Mouly, Anne Bigot, Capucine Trollet | Aug 31, 2018
Numerous cellular changes underlie the decline of muscle mass and strength in the elderly.
Contributors
Contributors
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 31, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2018 issue of The Scientist.
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
How Muscles Age, and How Exercise Can Slow It
Gillian Butler-Browne, Vincent Mouly, Anne Bigot, Capucine Trollet | Aug 31, 2018
Researchers untangle the multifarious nature of muscle aging. So far, the only reliable treatment is exercise.
Aging-Related Diseases May Be a Negative Outcome of Human Evolution
Aging-Related Diseases May Be a Negative Outcome of Human Evolution
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 31, 2018
Genetic adaptations for human brain development also make us vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.