Tag: Coronavirus

Senolytics showcase link between life extension and therapeutics

A significant part of ongoing anti-aging research has conventional applications in the treatment of gerontological conditions while also opening up potential avenues for life extension. Two entrepreneurs – Lewis Gruber of Siwa Therapeutics and Marc Ramis Castelltort of Senolytic Therapeutics and Rejuversen AG – discuss how their cutting-edge research serves two purposes – to improve health at old age, and to move one step closer to the dream of vastly expanded human longevity. Over the past three to four decades, scientists have refined their understanding of cellular aging processes and...

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The new challenge in fighting old sepsis

While we have been battling with sepsis for centuries, now COVID19 added new challenges to this battle. Can Aquaporin-based therapy be our newest weapon against this malicious viral sepsis? “Patients typically develop a high fever, their Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is high. If we can get them to pass the two-week mark, they will survive.” Dr. Masab Moumneh, MD, ICU physician Sepsis – an elusive syndrome Sepsis has been defined as a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. First described by Hippocrates, it is one of the oldest topics...

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A doctor’s view on managing the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 is at the top of agendas worldwide, and many articles have been published in the past weeks on the best way to move forward. In an interview with Supertrends, Jørgen Thorball, a medical doctor with a solid track record of developing medical innovations, makes some practical suggestions from the view of an experienced medical doctor and a visionary life science entrepreneur. “With testing and treatment, I believe it is very likely we will be able to quickly manage the COVID-19 crisis.” Dr. Jørgen Thorball, MD At a time when one of the hottest debates is about when, and...

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Lessons learned in China may help others in combating coronavirus

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was first recorded in mid-December 2019 in Wuhan, China. However, it was not until 20 January 2020 that the Chinese authorities officially confirmed incidents of human-to-human transmission and admitted concerns about a major outbreak. Over the following days, both the death toll and the number of infections shot up as one Chinese city after another was locked down. The current coronavirus situation As of mid-March, it appears that China has finally managed to bring the outbreak under control after huge losses of human...

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