life extension

antiagingDemographics and the Transition to Over 200 Year Lifespans

The UN population projections assume that world lifespans increase from 72.6 today to 77 in 2050 and then about 82 in 2100. There are already populations that have life expectancy over 92 years. Asian American women in New Jersey life …

antiagingGeorge Church and Rejuvenate Bio’s Combination Gene Therapy Paper

Nextbigfuture has been eagerly awaiting the publication of the research paper on the scientific results of the combination gene therapy experiments by George Church and the team at Rejuvenate Bio. There was a video over one year ago where George …

antiagingAubrey Updates on Antiaging Progress and Timing

In his talk at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019, Estimating the True Complexity of Comprehensive Rejuvenation, SENS founder Aubrey de Grey talks about the intricacies of creating a complete rejuvenation biotechnology framework, including the differing rates of age-related damage and the …

antiagingLongevity Biotech Startup Success and What Antiaging Success Might Look Like

In June 2019 at the Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019, James Peyer of Kronos BioVentures gave a talk about the investment aspects of rejuvenation biotechnology. He explained the effects of the population pyramid, showing the audience why cures for age-related diseases …

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 …