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Editor: Jules Walters

Jules Walters is passionate about helping women lead longer, healthier lives. You can read her blog at

Jules says: “We live in extraordinary times science-wise. It’s just that most people don’t know about the groundbreaking discoveries that could help them live longer, healthier lives.”

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A Library On Longevity

NOVEMBER 15, 2022

It was just 2019 when Dr David Sinclair reignited interest in human longevity with his book Lifespan; Why We Age – And Why We Don’t Have To. Before Lifespan hit the bookshelves, the biology of aging had remained a niche subject among academics and scientists. But then David is more than a scientist. He’s also a great communicator

Health Science Briefs

Imaging: Seeing Inside An Autoimmune Condition

Eureka moment: 2018 was a big year for people living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Multiple studies showed a way forward to more accurately define disease sub-types in SLE, including the use of imaging.Why it matters: SLE is hard to diagnose. The average time and route to diagnosis is six years and four doctors. New imaging techniques could shorten that journey by showing clinicians how to measure what matters.How it's being used now: Ultrasounds and magnetic resonance...
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Beyond CRISPR: Next-Generation DNA Editing

Many human diseases are not easily accessible to current methods of editing DNA through CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats), the bacterial defense system.
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Decentralized Clinical Trials (DCT): Accelerating Research

The COVID-19 pandemic has catalyzed DCT adoption among sponsors and may prove to be the long-term inflection point.
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Stem Cells: A Cellular Gold Mine

What’s next: The New York Stem Cell Foundation predicts that iPS cells will enable a new era in personalized medicine in which stem cells can be turned into your own biobank to replace
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