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Feb 10, 2020

Ms. Suzanne Somers — Actress, Author, Singer, Businesswoman, Anti-Aging Advocate — Helping to spread the word about healthy longevity and emerging anti-aging technologies to millions — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biotech/medical, business, entertainment, genetics, health, life extension, Ray Kurzweil, science, sex

Feb 8, 2020

Ireland — World’s First “Age Friendly” Country by World Health Organization (WHO) Network — Catherine McGuigan, National Program Lead, Age Friendly Ireland — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, economics, finance, genetics, geopolitics, governance, health, life extension

Feb 8, 2020

Bio-Security — Dr. Tara O’Toole MD, EVP and Senior Fellow at In-Q-Tel, director of B.Next, former Under Secretary for the Science and Technology Directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biological, biotech/medical, defense, DNA, genetics, government, health, life extension, science

Jan 31, 2020

Genomics and BioPharma Pioneer!! — Dr. William Haseltine — Biologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, now focusing on the issues of healthcare costs, dementia care, and aging — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biological, biotech/medical, business, DNA, genetics, life extension, posthumanism, transhumanism

Jan 31, 2020

From Blood to Bone (and Back)! — Dr. Rhonda Prisby — University of Texas, Arlington — Fascinating ossification research in the Bone Vascular and Micro-Circulation Laboratory — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biological, biotech/medical, DNA, genetics, health, life extension, science, transhumanism

Jan 17, 2020

Avoiding ageing’s 4 deadly killers — Cardiovascular Disease (Part 1)

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If you’re like me — you’re excited about the imminent increases to our healthspan that longevity technologies will soon offer us. However, if you want to stick around long enough to take advantage of all of the soon-to-be available lifespan and healthspan boosting technologies, you need to make sure you don’t die in the process!

How will you die? The four deadly killers

Ever since science effectively cured infectious disease through antibiotics, vaccinations and the like, there has been a distinct shift in what kills humans to the four deadly killers, which are considered ‘age related diseases’. These are — cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, metabolic disease and cancer. If you manage to escape the most likely causes of death as a young person, which are largely accidental accidental death (mostly car accidents), homicide or mental illness related (suicide) — then it is most likely that one of those four deadly killers will end your life.

But here’s the good news — there’s a growing body of immediately actionable longevity technologies that you can engage with to offset your risk of dying of these diseases. In a series of posts on the topic, I’m going to cover a few key resources at your disposal for minimising your risk for each of these four categories. First-up, cardiovascular disease.

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Jan 10, 2020

US$30 Million to Seed Hundreds of Bold, Innovative Ideas for Human Longevity! — Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine — Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, business, cryonics, economics, genetics, health, science, transhumanism

Jan 5, 2020

Fighting Ebola and other Highly Hazardous Pathogens In A Hot Zone! — Colonel (ret) Dr. Mark Kortepeter, MD, MPH — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biological, biotech/medical, defense, genetics, health, life extension, military, posthumanism, science

Jan 5, 2020

Dr. Lucica Ditiu — Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, biological, biotech/medical, genetics, health, life extension, posthumanism, science, transhumanism

Dec 18, 2019

$125 Million For Longevity! — George MacGinnis, Healthy Ageing Challenge Director, UKRI — Government Ageing Society Grand Challenge — ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bioengineering, biotech/medical, government, health, life extension, neuroscience, posthumanism, science, transhumanism
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