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Tag: Public Opinion

November 23, 2020
If you have been following the mainstream media recently, you have probably seen a story about hyperbaric oxygen treatment and claims that it can reverse aging. Unfortunately, the media hype surrounding the results is nothing like the reality of the actual research paper, and this is another example of how shoddy journalism harms our field....
November 13, 2020
2020 has been a strange year for a variety of reasons, but the societal changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has created are probably the strangest. However, it is perhaps even stranger that Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has been appointed to advise Joe Biden on COVID strategy. Emanuel is best known for writing a controversial article in...
November 03, 2020
Today, we are interviewing Breanna Deutsch, a policy expert and the author of Finding the Fountain, which we have previously reviewed. Breanna comes from the world of political communications, and she explains what needs to be done to encourage policymakers to pave the way for a world of rejuvenation. How did you get into the...
October 12, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io and Dr. Mair Underwood of the University of Queensland discuss the societal factors that lead to the public perception of rejuvenation biotechnology, including traditional views of the human body and modern views on human alteration, and Dr. Underwood highlights the various thought processes and moral structures that lead to opposition to the idea of extending human lifespan and healthspan.
September 09, 2020
In this panel discussion from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io, Roey Tzezana of XPRIZE, and Maria Entraigues Abramson of SENS Research Foundation discuss what the public knows about the field of rejuvenation biotechnology and how it perceives this field, along with public opinion on longevity in general.
July 06, 2020
We had the opportunity to interview Edwina Rogers, CEO of the Global Healthspan Policy Institute and a professional public health advocate supporting aging research. Edwina has degrees in corporate finance and law. She worked for four U.S. Presidents and two U.S. Senators, helping to shape national policy regarding healthcare. We caught up with her at...