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Tag: Daria Khaltourina

Debate
A significant debate has originated regarding the inclusion of MG2A, a code for old age, in the ICD-11 for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics. What is the ICD-11? The 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, which goes into effect this month, is managed by the World Health Organization. Its stated purpose is twofold: allows...
We had the opportunity to interview Daria Khaltourina about a review written by her team, which recommended giving aging its own disease classification in the ICD-11. Back in 2018, an international group of scientists filed a proposal with the World Health Organization to introduce aging as a disease in the new iteration of the International...
On Thursday, May 7th at noon EDT, on our Facebook page, Lifespan.io will be livestreaming an online roundtable discussion with key leaders of our field to discuss the current pandemic, its relationship to aging research, and how the current situation might impact the future of healthcare. Join David Sinclair, Aubrey de Grey, former director of...
We are pleased to report that lobbyists have made more progress towards classifying aging as a disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has implemented the extension code 'Ageing-related' (XT9T) in the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). The inclusion of the new code is thanks to the efforts of activists at the...