When asked how long they want to live given the guarantee of perfect health, people pick a number close to the maximum recorded human life span.

Researchers recently published a study on attitudes to longevity that is reminiscent of the 2013 Pew survey. When asked, people want to live a little longer than their neighbors, at the high end of the normal life span for old individuals today. When asked how long they want to live given the guarantee of perfect...

https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2018/06/a-failure-of-the-imagination-when-it-comes-to-human-longevity/

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Forever Healthy Foundation is Hiring to Build a Longevity Strategy Guide

We stand at the very beginning of the era of rejuvenation therapies. The first of those therapies, the repurposed chemotherapeutic pharmaceuticals called senolytics that can clear a fraction of senescent cells from aged tissue, exist but are not yet approved by regulators. They are not widely understood to provide a likelihood of benefit. While these...

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Newfound Enthusiasm in Mining Senescent Cells for Mechanisms Relevant to Therapy

Cellular senescence is one of the root causes of aging. Nonetheless, the study of cellular senescence used to be a comparative backwater in aging research, and as a topic it was mostly of interest to cancer researchers seeking ways to better shut down the replication of cancerous cells. But there is nothing quite like having...

https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2018/06/newfound-enthusiasm-in-mining-senescent-cells-for-mechanisms-relevant-to-therapy/

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