“It’s difficult to convince people to exercise instead of having an angioplasty, but it works,” said Rainer Hambrecht of Klinikum Links der Weser in Bremen, Germany. Click here for the complete report found on MSNBC.
Most of us would all like to live longer and have a better quality of life. To have the gift of good health in your later years, it makes sense to take care of yourself in your youth. Here are some common-sense lifestyle tips and natural remedies to help grow old youthfully… Click here for [...]
The Minneapolis company CVRx has created the Rheos system. The system, currently in its fourth year of clinical trials, is an implantable device similar to the pacemaker that controls blood pressure without any need for medication. Body 2.0, here we come. Click here for the entire post found on the Singularity Hub website. You may [...]
A genetic tweak of the unfertilized eggs of macaque monkeys effectively prevented the transmission of diseases typically passed down through the maternal line, U.S. scientists reported. The hope is that the method could prevent inherited diseases passed from human mothers to their children through mutated DNA in cell “power plants” called mitochondria. The lead researcher, [...]
“This work is important because when giving a drug to a patient, it circulates in the blood stream, but often doesn’t get into the tissue,” said senior author Erkki Ruoslahti, of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research at UCSB. “This is especially true with tumors… Click here for the complete article found on the Science [...]
Researchers have discovered a large – and continually growing – number of ways to significantly extend healthy and maximum life span in mice. Click here for the article by reason -at- fightaging -dot- org.
American adults eat 22 teaspoons of sugar a day; teens eat 34 teaspoons and it’s time to cut way back, the American Heart Association says. Rachel K. Johnson, lead author of the statement published online Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, said it was time to give specific advice on how much added [...]
Before his new show, “The Dr. Oz Show,” gets started in September, Dr. Mehmet Oz dropped by “Good Morning America” to help explain what the study can mean for you and how you can make small changes in your life to potentially drastically improve your health. Click here for the entire article located on the [...]
Somebody get Lee Majors on the phone! The Six Million Dollar Man is making a comeback. Not on television but in research labs. Scientists are making breakthrough discoveries on how to create artificial body parts, everything from bionic bones to makeshift knees. Click here for the complete article titled “Top 10 Engineered Body Parts” found [...]
Let’s take another look at the accelerating rate of technological change that impacts life extension. Some of you know that in addition to posting on Blogging Life Extension, I also post on a website called Blogging the Singularity. The accelerating rate of technological change is the driving force behind both blogs. To see some of [...]