Towards a Better Understanding of Kothos

Towards a Better Understanding of Kothos

The search for longevity has long driven the human species throughout history.  Whether looking at the Chinese Emperor’s, Qui Shi Huang, efforts to transform mercury into a longevity elixir, which ended up killing him, or Ponce de Leon’s 16th century failed search for...
The Relationship Between the Klotho Protein and Longevity

The Relationship Between the Klotho Protein and Longevity

There has been a lot of research done during the past two years on a protein called Klotho. Discovered in mice in 1997, researchers found that a deficiency of this protein in mice caused them to age more quickly and die prematurely. As such, researchers believe that...
Cracking the Aging Question with Klotho Therapy

Cracking the Aging Question with Klotho Therapy

Perhaps it is not surprising, particularly as we age, that the search for a “Fountain of Youth” becomes a more immediate task.  That being said, however as Spanish explorer, Ponce de Leon can attest, finding that iconic body of water is a fool’s errand.  Or is it? ...