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Young Blood Startup Ambrosia Halts Anti-Aging Treatments After FDA Warning

Hours after the Food and Drug Administration issued a forceful warning Tuesday about transfusions of young donor plasma, Ambrosia, a startup that has touted such treatments as anti-aging therapy, announced it had “ceased patient treatments.” The FDA’s statement, which cautioned that young plasma transfusions have “no proven clinical benefits” for certain conditions as advertised and are […]

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Young Blood Scam: FDA Warns Against Unproven Anti-Aging Transfusions

The Food and Drug Administration issued a forceful warning Tuesday that transfusions of young donor plasma, which have been marketed to fight aging and a variety of diseases, are not only unproven ― they could be harmful. You’ve probably seen the headlines about the alleged “young blood” miracle treatments where for-profit medical startups charge thousands […]

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He Hawks Young Blood As A New Miracle Treatment. All That's Missing Is Proof.

Jesse Karmazin, the 34-year-old founder of the startup Ambrosia, had a pitch journalists couldn’t resist: For a fee, he could help his clients combat aging and its related ills with infusions of blood plasma from the young. Teen donors, vampiric undertones, a serious-sounding study, an $ 8,000-per-person price tag and rumors that venture capitalist Peter […]

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Most Young People Have No Idea When Fertility Begins To Decline

The number of children born in the U.S. continues to drop, confounding researchers and alarming those who worry about political and economic stability. Growing data points to economic and social forces ― from financial instability and precarious work-life balance to the lack of affordable childcare and other forms of material support for parents in the U.S. ― as a major […]