Monthly Archives: June 2012

It’s Easier than You Think

Healthy Life Extension It's Easier than You Think posted on July 3rd, 2012 Dear Future Centenarian, As a population grows more long-lived, its members become wealthier: http://www.fightaging.org/archives/2012/01/longevity-brings-economic-benefits.php In spite of concerns expressed by various government representatives, human longevity goes hand in hand with increased wealth. There are many economic benefits to living longer in good…
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Telomerase Gene Therapy Extends Mouse Lifespans

Healthy Life Extension One Wealthy Friend Would Make a 20 Year Difference posted on June 05th, 2012 Dear Future Centenarian, Another contribution to Longevity News Digest from Reason: http://www.fightaging.org/archives/2012/05/telomerase-gene-therapy-extends-life-eliminates-cancer-in-adult-mice.php Researchers have demonstrated a genetic alteration previously shown to extend life in mice can be packaged into a gene therapy to extend life. A few years…
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Pain – Aging sucks

Healthy Life Extension Pain posted on June 12th, 2012 Dear Future Centenarian, In the off chance I haven™t made myself clear the past six years, let me put it this way: œAging sucks! Almost, but not everything about aging is negative. Sure, we should gain more wisdom, accumulate fond memories, see our children and grandchildren…
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You are Programmed to Want Super Longevity

Healthy Life Extension Super Longevity posted on June 19th, 2012 Dear Future Centenarian, Is civilization a side-effect of the urge for mortality? Some think pursuing longevity is a new phenomenon. It™s not. Here is an interesting view of the deep cultural roots of the urge to live longer from Fight Aging: www.fightaging.org/archives/2012/05/civilization-as-a-side-effect-of-the-urge-to-immortality.php Stephen Cave's fascinating…
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