Luigi Cornaro writes, “The Sure and Certain Method of Attaining a Long and Healthful Life.” He espouses that one could attain longevity by balancing diet and alcohol intake.
C.É. Brown-Séquard links aging to the weakening of sexual function and used animal sex glands to rejuvenate older patients.
Charles A. Stephens argues that the road to longevity and the elimination of death lay in the perfection of cell nutrition.
Dr. George Frank Lydston performs human testis transplants to reduce the effects of aging in.
Researchers Edward Masoro, Byung Pal Yu, and Helen Bertrand publish a study which suggests that food restriction in mice may delay the aging process.
Endocrinologist Dr. Daniel Rudman and his team publish a study “Effect of human growth hormone (HGH) in men over 60 years old” in the New England Journal of Medicine. It sparks medical and lay interest in using HGH to slow aging.
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is established. One of its stated goals is to address the phenomenon of aging as a treatable disease.
University of New South Wales researchers use metabolite NAD+ to repair mouse DNA damaged by old age. NASA is interested in using it on astronauts traveling to Mars. Human trails set to begin in early 2018.