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Tag: Population

October 06, 2020
A high-quality cohort study by Finnish scientists shows that today’s elderly are in better physical and cognitive shape than people of the same age were a generation ago [1,2]. Does longer also mean better? One of the fears commonly evoked by the idea of life extension is that prolonging lifespan will not necessarily prolong healthspan....
August 28, 2020
We're releasing the first of our videos from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, our successful two-day online conference that featured luminaries from the worlds of both rejuvenation biotechnology and investment. LEAF president Keith Comito opened the conference by giving a talk on the conference and its platform, the dangers of aging and what LEAF has been...
September 17, 2019
Dr. S. Jay Olshansky is a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Research Associate at the Center on Aging at the University of Chicago and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Chief Scientist at Lapetus Solutions, Inc. He has received multiple scientific awards,...
August 05, 2019
A common concern about life extension is overpopulation, the idea that there are too many people in the world. Are we really headed for a global overpopulation meltdown, as some people believe? The United Nations' World Population Prospects 2019 report suggests that while the global population will continue to rise for the next few decades,...
July 02, 2019
Singapore has one of the fastest-aging populations in the world. Senior citizens 65 years old or older are expected to make up almost half of Singapore’s population by 2050. Unfortunately, this swelling population is spending more time living with sickness, even though they live longer. While average lifespans have been extended, healthspans have not. [1]...
June 06, 2019
In this week's episode of X10, another informative and straightforward Life Extension 101 episode, Giuliano discusses the benefits of life extension, including its effects on you, your family, and society as a whole. He discusses the possibilities of retirement and the ability to get around to doing the things that you never found time for,...