Stem Cells Targeting Inflammation as Potential Anti-aging Strategies and Therapies

Rafael Gonzalez, Dave Woynarowski and Luis Geffner The use of stem cells as anti-aging therapies may offer many an alternative method of slowing down or deterring several of the detrimental aspects of aging Abstract Human aging is associated with a vast array of clinical disorders that all relate to the body’s inability to maintain homeostasis….

How Inflammation Suppresses Stem Cell Function

Wang et al. PLoS One;5(12):e14206. Low grade inflammation is well known to correlate with development of numerous disease conditions such as heart failure, kidney failure, and diabetes. It is generally accepted that oxidative stress caused by inflammation is one of the means by which disease evolution occurs. Inflammatory conditions usually generate oxygen free radicals that…