life extension

antiagingRapamycin and Two Other Drugs Extends Lifespan Twice As Much As Any Other Drug Combo

A triple drug combination has been used to extend the lifespan of fruit flies by 48% in a new study led by UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging. The three drugs are all already in use …

antiagingBillionaires Longevity and Low Taxes

Paul Krugman wrote an opinion piece where he rants against future radical life extension. Krugman fears that it will only be available to billionaires. Krugman scenario is that Peter Thiel would still be alive, wealthy and healthy in 2067 when …

antiagingRejuvenate Bio Has Started Offering Gene Therapy for Dogs

Rejuvenate Bio is offering a cardio-protective gene therapy that can stop the progression of MVD (Mitral Valve Disease). They are preparing to run a pilot study in dogs with MVD.

antiagingAutomation and Longevity Impacts on Social Security and Medicare

Some people believe that successful antiaging would have a huge impact on social security and Medicare. They believe that if breakthrough medicine reduced the death probability each year three times, then this would bankrupt social security or Medicare. If someone …

antiagingHow Many Will Go For the New Antiaging Options?

For at least the next, ten to fifteen years, people who want to apply lifestyle and medicine to apply the latest research in antiaging it will mostly be do-it-yourself. People will have to seek out open-minded doctors if they need …

antiagingEven if Age Reversal Technology Arrives, Individuals Will Need to Avoid Frailty

For the last few decades, medicine, public health and science have been able to add 1 or 2 years every decade to life expectancy. If we can consistently add 10 or more years to life expectancy for adults every decade …

antiagingReviewing SENS Antiaging Work

SENS and Aubrey de Grey have been leading advocates for antiaging and they have systemically helped to fund antiaging research. Aubrey summarized the seven types of aging damage and SENS and the Methuselah Foundation have been funding projects and companies …

agexAubrey de Grey Thinks Robust Human Longevity Might Be Here by 2037

Aubrey de Grey is getting more bullish about his timeframes for robust human rejuvenation and longevity escape velocity. He now thinks it is only 18 years away and not 25 years anymore. There is fastly progressing science and there is …

antiagingReal Antiaging Will Have 100 Times the Impact of HIV Drugs on the World

HIV drugs turned what was a death sentence within about 5 years into a chronic condition where treated people have almost the same lifespan as those who are not infected. Currently, HIV drugs cost $75 in Africa and $39,000 in …