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Can we live to 200?

From the NYT, this is a high level summary of the different tech on the horizon for extending life. “In the last century, the average human life expectancy doubled. Here’s a roadmap to the innovations that could help us do […]

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How does intermittent fasting affect glucose levels?

New from the NutriSense blog! “Intermittent fasting (IF) is the intentional restricting of our mealtimes to maximize health. Media coverage tends to paint IF as the latest fad diet … except it’s neither a fad nor a diet.” | learn more

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The whipping boy for all of medicine

“If you’re looking for the whipping boy for all of medicine, and most of science, look no further than Galen of Pergamon.” History tells us that he was an uncritical propagator of the ‘four humors’ concept of medicine. This deeper […]

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Chiropractors are bullshit?

I added the question mark – the author, Yvette d’Entremont aka SciBabe, is far more certain. “You shouldn’t trust them with your spine or any other part of your body.” I’m open to hearing contradictory data if any reader wants […]

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Anti-aging: state of the art

Published on LessWrong, this is one of the more approachable summaries of the field. One exciting point: “Today, there are over 130 longevity biotechnology companies and over 50 anti-aging drugs in clinical trials in humans.” However, a commenter offers this […]