In this twentieth episode, Polina Mamoshina introduces recently launched Deep Longevity, and its app (young.ai). Biomarkers of aging are introduced. She explains that they have taken a superior approach by using deep learning instead of machine learning. Aging clocks in general are covered. Finally, she shares her view that transcriptomic and proteonomic clocks are the likely future.
Lee: Hello, Polina, and welcome as guest number 20 on Quantified Health, Wellness & Aging Podcast. Polina: Hi, Lee. It’s my pleasure to be here. Lee: So, first of all, where are you? Polina: Well, I’m currently in Moscow, in Russia. So back to my hometown. Lee: Oh, I didn’t realize that. For some reason, I thought you were in... Read MoreDeep Biomarkers of Aging and Longevity – EP20: Polina Mamoshina (Deep Longevity)
In this nineteenth episode, Stephen Matlin introduces telomere biology. He details how testing services typically use Q-PCR which provides an average telomere length and why that doesn't really mean anything. Instead the percentage of critically-short, measured using Q-FISH, does. Finally he chats about supplements - telomerase inducers - for growth.
Lee: Hi, Steve, and welcome as guest number 19 on the Quantified Health, Wellness, and Aging Podcast. Hi, Steve. Steve: Good morning, Lee. Thanks for having me on. Lee: It’s a pleasure. I have wanted you on for quite some time. I came across Life Length a number of years ago. I don’t know if you can remember how I... Read MoreYou Should Measure the Length of Your Critically-Short Telomeres – EP19: Stephen Matlin (Life Length)
In this eighteenth episode, Alexis Shields explains that blood biomarkers may be obtained directly and the results used to reduce chance of future disease occurrence, as well as remedy any subclinical symptoms. She provides a tour of some of the common biomarkers. Along the way she describes her virtual functional medicine practice.
Lee: Hello, and welcome to the show Alexis. Alexis: Thank you for having me. Lee: So you’re a naturopathic doctor. Alexis: Correct. Lee: And in Europe, I think if you say you’re a naturopath, people imagine you’re going to bring oils and candles and so forth. So maybe you could introduce any listeners to what the difference is, at least... Read MoreStart Tracking Your Health Using Basic Blood Testing – EP18: Alexis Shields (Naturopathic Doctor)
In this seventeenth episode, Gordon Lauc introduces glycobiology. He details GlycanAge®, the world’s first direct-to-consumer glycan-based product. He explains that it can quantify how well interventions (e.g. supplements) work for you as an individual, and how much healthy life you’ve got left. Finally he details a potential COVID-19 glycan biomarker to accurately assess your risk.
Lee: Hello Gordan, and welcome to the 17th episode of the Quantified Health, Wellness, and Aging podcast. Gordan: Hi Lee, thank you for the invitation. Lee: Most appreciated. I was surprised that you’re over in Zagreb, which is, I would say about less than 90 minutes away from where I am. Gordan: Well, Zagreb is a nice location. It has... Read MoreMeasure Glycans to Know How Much Healthy Life You’ve Already Consumed – EP17: Gordan Lauc (Genos)
In this sixteenth episode, Knut Wittkowski shares his expert view that lockdowns were not necessary. That he can’t figure out a single justification for extending them. That there is no “second wave”. That there is no viable option other than herd immunity, and that by prolonging the pandemic, we are putting the vulnerable at greater risk.
Lee: This is a rather unexpected interview, and it was just less than an hour ago, I said, “Hey, would you like to be a podcast guest?” And you said “Yes, now.” So, I rushed the dinner out of the oven and ate it in a hasty manner and jumped to a PC. I don’t have the most ideal environment... Read MoreCoronavirus Lockdowns Were a Mistake. The Media is Continuing to Mislead – EP16: Knut Wittkowski (ASDERA)