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March 27, 2020
The World Health Organization has initiated a trial to test four treatments that may be effective against the global pandemic of COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has swept around the globe, shutting down cities and bringing countries to a standstill as governments scramble to control its spread. Though many researchers are racing to develop a vaccine...
November 04, 2019
A new publication by an international team of scientists has proposed a new healthcare framework to help older people stay healthier for longer by improving the development of therapies that target age-related diseases. Society is aging, and we need to change healthcare for the better This new publication urges World Health Organization (WHO), governments, and...
August 31, 2018
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...
July 19, 2018
A common concern in the community is that the FDA, the EMA, and other bodies, such as WHO, do not classify aging as a disease and that this poses a problem for developing therapies that target aging. However, this is not really as serious an issue as some people would suggest; today, we will have...
June 01, 2018
Summer is coming, and, albeit on a slightly longer timeframe, so is a world free of aging! So, grab an iced drink, sit comfortably on your beach chair, and let's have a look together at some of the latest rejuvenation news. The first LEAF conference in NYC is coming! May saw us announce Ending Age-Related...
April 07, 2018
Today, April 7, 2018, is World Health Day, an annual occasion to raise awareness celebrated on the anniversary of WHO's founding. The intent is to draw attention to global health issues, and this year’s theme is Universal Health Coverage and how important it is to implement it on a global scale as soon as possible....