Life Extension

Information on extending life expectancy to allow technologies to catch up and stop and reverse aging for good. Focussing on new technologies and treatments aimed at radical life extension, rather than the improvements in treatments of diseases covered in the health section.

Particularly interested in increased health span rather than lifespan.

Keep an eye on fountains of youth - contenders for radical reduction or reversal of aging.

Resources

Alkahest - http://www.alkahest.com/
Developing therapies derived from blood and its components with a focus to improve vitality and function into old age.

Recent News

Lifelong exercise rewards by slowing down ageing of organs

NPR - 10-Dec-2019

The way to stay young and healthy at heart

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16 year healthspan gap between areas in Britain

Guardian - 15-Sep-2019

Healthy life expectancy (HALE) in Blaenau Gwent, south Wales, same as Zambia

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First-in-human, FDA-approved clinical trial to test a hydrogel on cardiac tissue

Medical Xpress - 12-Sep-2019

Positive results seen in patients who had a heart attack more than a year before

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