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Health

Step one of living forever is staying healthy so this section covers key health topics and the latest research into common conditions and new therapeutic developments. Of particular interest are medical advances that reduce mortality rates – i.e. improving your chances of living long enough to live forever without you having to lift a finger!

Big Killers

There are a handful diseases that cause most deaths in the western world (i.e. where we don’t have to worry so much about poverty, famine or natural disasters). So, anything you can do to prevent these will greatly improve your chance of living forever.

Read more about: Antibiotic Resistance, Big Pharma, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Mental Health, Musculoskeletal, Respiratory Disease, Stroke.

Resources

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Academic

Professor of neurology, molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Video

DNA nanobots will soon be tried in a critically ill leukemia patient

Event

Webcast hosted by the Oxford Longevity Project with Prof Junichi Sadoshima, Rutgers University and Prof Robin Choudhury, Oxford University (FREE)

Company

Company that develops a technology platform to improve the cancer drug development process

Publisher

Website offering news, information and resources on diabetes

Company

Drug discovery and development company focused on cancer patients

Publisher

News provider in the field of pharmacy

Institute

Genomics England was set up to deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project

Publisher

Publisher of medical journals focused on heart diseases and stroke

Event

Findings from a unique market study revealing R&D platforms for developing therapeutic cancer vaccines

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Health Blog Posts

Use it or lose it – over 50s guide to muscle loss
22-Feb-2021

Use it or lose it – over 50s guide to muscle loss

Don’t fall into the vicious circle of frailty

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol
23-Dec-2020

The Difference Between Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

The real culprit is saturated fats, so your diet is still important

SkinVision App Review – Instant Spot/Mole Assessment
19-Feb-2020

SkinVision App Review – Instant Spot/Mole Assessment

Provides an early warning or peace of mind – good value for money either way

Chocolate - an innocent pleasure
11-Feb-2016

Chocolate - an innocent pleasure

Dark chocolate that retains flavonoids during manufacture could be good for your heart and mental health

Recent News

Verve Therapeutics' gene editing therapy may cure heart attacks once and for all

Bloomberg - 06-May-2022

Trials underway to test the safety, but affordability and acceptance of gene therapy are major concerns

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Smartphones are soon to be upgraded as a skin cancer diagnostic tool in UK

pharmaphorum - 29-Apr-2022

AI based-DERM could speed up diagnosis by replacing dermatology appointments

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Lab-made synthetic nerve transmits signal within a microsecond

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) - 28-Apr-2022

Light-driven artificial nerve could one day be used for medical devices or implants to cure diseases

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miniPUMP - the next-best personalised human heart model for drug testing

New Atlas - 25-Apr-2022

Your cells as your own "organ-on-a-chip" model for heart disease

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Epigenetic age identifies risk of dementia later in life

Feinberg School of Medicine - 20-Apr-2022

Epigenitic and brain aging markers provide insights on accelerated cognitive decline

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