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Wineholics
In the fifth installment of the popular Indiana Jones franchise, Harrison Ford will reportedly be “de-aged” by means of computer graphics, presumably to make him kicking Nazi butt at least somewhat believable. A regular person would react to this piece of showbiz gossip with a chuckle and quickly scroll further down their feed. For a...
Quantum Healthy Longevity Mission Launch
Quantum Healthy Longevity Innovation Mission is a new UK-based initiative touting a multi-pronged approach to push for longer lifespans and healthspans for everyone. Aging is complex A couple of decades ago, researchers began to realize that aging, like diseases, can be amenable to treatment, at least in model organisms. The modern field of geroscience was...
Old politician
By analyzing historical data, scientists have shown that politicians, an example of an elite group, have enjoyed longer than average life expectancy since about 1950 [1]. The elite lives longer Historical trends in health and mortality can teach us a lot about the present. It is common knowledge that life expectancy at birth has increased...
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...
AL4I Panel
A recent online discussion panel revealed some valuable insights into the political aspects of increasing healthy human lifespans. Perhaps the most exciting part of the panel involves the idea that getting politicians to support longevity/aging therapeutics might not be as hard as people may think. Giving our field an effective political voice On December 9th,...
EARD2021 Tina Woods
At Ending Age-Related Diseases 2021, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io interviewed Tina Woods on the development of a longevity ecosystem, the importance of language, and the social aspects of extending lifespans. Script Elena: Greetings to the participants of Ending Age-Related Diseases 2021. This conference brings together thought leaders and researchers working on rejuvenation biotechnology with the...

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