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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.

Read more about: Ageing Research, Anti-Aging, Biological Age, Calorie Restriction, Cryonics, Ethics, Fountains of Youth, Gene Therapy, Immortal Animals, Life Expectancy, Longevity Industry Investments, Mitochondria, Regenerative Medicine, Rejuvenation, Senescent Cells, Stem Cells, Telomeres, Young Blood.

Life Extension News

Breakthrough drug extends lifespan of mice by 25% - safety already demonstrated in humans

Breakthrough drug extends lifespan of mice by 25% - safety already demonstrated in humans

BBC - 17-Jul-2024

Interleukin-11 antibody shows promise as an anti-ageing treatment that could revolutionise human longevity

Several NMN and UA supplements often don't match their label claims

Several NMN and UA supplements often don't match their label claims

Live Forever Club - 16-Jul-2024

This raises concerns about manufacturing and regulatory practices in the industry

Drinking coffee surprisingly helps the immune system stay young and strong

Drinking coffee surprisingly helps the immune system stay young and strong

Live Forever Club - 16-Jul-2024

It lowers inflammatory markers and combats harmful cell pathways

"Weight-adjusted waist index" is better than BMI at measuring obesity

"Weight-adjusted waist index" is better than BMI at measuring obesity

Live Forever Club - 15-Jul-2024

Higher WWI correlates with shorter telomeres, suggesting increased health risks

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Life Extension Resources

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Turn Around Aging 2025

14-Mar-2025

Conference focused on healthy longevity (Munich, Germany)

Nature Aging

Journal spanning the entire spectrum of research into aging

David Barzilai

Physician, Longevity Consultant, Health Coach, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Healthspan Coaching

BSRA Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

04-Sep-2024

A compelling lineup of speakers from all areas of the biology of ageing (Birmingham, UK)

International Longevity Alliance (ILA)

Facilitating faster development and implementation of life-extending technologies to ensure healthy longevity for all

Tokyo Longevity Summit

26-Jul-2024

Accelerate the Longevity revolution summit organised by Vitalism Foundation (Tokyo, Japan)

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Life Extension Blog Posts

Are Wimbledon champions really getting older?
12-Jul-2024

Are Wimbledon champions really getting older?

Has this century seen extraordinarily long-lived Wimbledon champions, or are winners over 30 years of age the new normal?

General Election 2024 Longevity Policies
18-Jun-2024

General Election 2024 Longevity Policies

What are the main political parties offering longevity enthusiasts in this year’s UK general election?

If you stopped ageing today, how long would you live?
23-May-2024

If you stopped ageing today, how long would you live?

Not as long as you might think. For radical life extension we need to reverse ageing.

Measuring the hallmarks of ageing – how can you track the underlying causes of ageing?
27-Mar-2024

Measuring the hallmarks of ageing – how can you track the underlying causes of ageing?

What consumer tests are available to check your hallmarks of ageing and how they're impacting your body?

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