George 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 Church mentioned being able to double the lifespan of mice. This would be three times …

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Rapamycin 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 as medical treatments: lithium as a mood stabilizer, trametinib as a cancer treatment and rapamycin …

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Aging rejuvenation is a thing – Fresh interview with Aubrey de Grey

What is aging? We can define aging as a process of accumulation of the damage which is just a side- effect of normal metabolism. While researchers still poorly understand how metabolic processes cause damage accumulation, and how accumulated damage causes pathology, the damage itself – the structural difference between old tissue and young tissue – …

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Automation 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 who was 90 had one-third the death probability then it would be like they were …

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How 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 certain prescriptions. There will also be options in terms of overseas pharmacies and clinics. Clearly, …

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Even 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 then theoretically we could achieve longevity escape velocity. The longevity escape velocity diagrams are based …

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Aubrey 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 a rapid increase in funding and formation of companies. Areas that were making slow progress …

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Real 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 the U.S. The distribution of treatment and costs could represent what might happen with the …

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