LONGEVITY WEEK 15-19 NOVEMBER
"Sustainability in a decade of healthy ageing"
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@UKRI_News @LongevityEurope @masterinvestor @AFARorg @ColliderHealth @EncoreFellowsUK @ARK_KCL @Ai4Conferences
There are many studies about a healthy diet for longer living but there's further evidence that fasting could help..
Evidence that overnight fasting could extend healthy lifespan
Register for the Master Investor event on investing in longevity!
Featuring scientists and business leaders in collaboration w/ the American Federation of Aging Research @AFARorg and the Longevity Industry Association
17 November at 9am GMT
Longevity Science Foundation Pursuing 120+ Year Human Lifespan Launches In Switzerland
"Support projects in four major areas of healthy longevity medicine and tech – therapeutics, personalised medicine, AI, and predictive diagnostics. "
Op-Ed: Why we need a global institution for an aging world @ProfAndrewScott
"There is no single international institution responsible for safeguarding the rights and advocating for the interests of the world’s fastest-growing age group — 65 and over."
Longevity Week is 15-19 November!
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Vatican expert Father Michael Collins takes us a journey through the famed Geoffey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
21 Oct at 5:30pm London time
Register now (FREE): https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1416333696351/WN_7_U5FMh2SWqoHd6879QKvg
Legendary primatologist Jane Goodall will narrate Meat the Future, a forthcoming film about the next agricultural revolution where animals are no longer slaughtered for food.
The spirit of the age: Why the tech billionaires want to leave humanity behind
"Technologists such as the American inventor Ray Kurzweil say that the important thing is to live long enough to live forever."
#ageing #longevity @NewStatesman
In many rich countries covid-19 has slashed life expectancy to below 2015 levels
Last year only Danes, Norwegians and Finnish women enjoyed slight gains in longevity
@TheEconomist #longevity #ageing
Carbonomics: Introducing the GS Net Zero Carbon Models and Sector Frameworks from Goldman Sachs
A Point of View on Longevity @AARP @ProfAndrewScott
"Given the size of the baby boomer population that is moving into retirement, firms need to quickly switch their attention to how to preserve this experience in the workforce."
Could we soon have the technology to create woolly mammoths to preserve the Arctic tundra?
@thetimes #longevity #climatechange
In Aging Japan, Under 75 Is the New ‘Pre-Old’
Parts of world’s oldest nation bump up classification for the elderly
@WSJ #livinglonger #ageing
This Simple Chart Reveals the Distribution Of Global Wealth
"The pandemic resulted in global wealth taking a significant dip in the first part of 2020. By the end of March, global household wealth had already declined by around 4.4%."
Simple ways to live to 100
Keep working, mediterranean diet and better mental health
#longevity #ageing #livelong
The 20 Fastest Growing Jobs in the Next Decade
An increase in healthcare jobs such as caretakers and nurses - proof of our ageing society
Why eternal life is too much of a good thing @ft
An interesting article about the social changes brought on my longer life expectancy
"We all want to cling on, but are we really ready for a world in which boomers and Gen Xers take even longer to shove off?"
"A hypothetical intervention that increased life expectancy by just one year at birth is worth $118,000 to the average American—but an extra year of healthy life expectancy is worth $242,000."
@a16z #longevity #aging
"Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian was awarded a $1 million Breakthrough prize last week for helping to invent next generation sequencing (NGS), an ultra-fast method of reading DNA that has revolutionised the life sciences."
@thetimes #longevity #ageing
Who wants to live for ever? Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg do
Silicon Valley’s billionaires are ploughing a fortune into tech to keep them ticking
The pandemic has made people rethink when they retire
"One in ten people over 50 who were working entirely from home said they were more likely to retire later — double the proportion of those who were working from an office."
"Jeff Bezos funds the quest for eternal life"
The retired Amazon billionaire is investing in a project exploring gene reprogramming in Silicon Valley
@thetimes #longevity #livinglonger
Our Longevity Person of the Year, Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert along with Dr Catherine Green were just named Heroes of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year awards!
#longevity #ageing #covid19
Altered microbiome after antibiotics in early life shown to impact lifespan by South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
#longevity #ageing #agingwell
Nearly million more workers to delay retirement by 2030 @Telegraph
Workers are putting off retirement often from not having sufficient funds or enjoying flexible work
Age- and Gender-Specific Prevalence of Frailty and Its Outcomes in the Longevous Population: The Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Study
"In so many ways, the key to reframing our thinking surrounding many of our most persistent problems, starting with one of the greatest problems of all: How we approach our health" @SergeyYoung
Despite hope that the pandemic would launch an effort away from fossil fuels, the world's need for electricity is expected to increase by 5% and 45% of that electricity will be from high CO2 sources.
Global dementia cases forecasted to triple by 2050
Global education access is expected to decrease dementia but at the same time health problems from smoking, obesity, etc will increase the prevalence of dementia
"One hot dog takes 36 minutes off your life" @Telegraph
The importance of protein in a well balanced diet for longer lives.
Life expectancy at birth by country from HealthStatus. We are living longer than ever but we need to ensure that we are living healthier for longer as well.
"Before the advent of antibiotics, a small cut could be fatal, and surgery and childbirth were extremely hazardous. Is the rise of antimicrobial resistance sending us back to that era? "
#longevity #aging #healthuk
Targeting #ageing rather than single diseases exploits the synergies between #health & #lifespan, impacts several disease categories, & reduces competing risks
M Ellison @OxfordEconDept, @ProfAndrewScott @LBS @Longevity_Forum, @davidasinclair @harvardmed
Looking at daily human energy needs over our life course. As we age, we spend less energy in our later years.
"Daily energy expenditure through the human life course"
#longevity @ScienceMagazine #aging
"A new study finds that the disconnect between how old we feel and how old we want to be can offer insights into the relationship between our views on aging and our health."
The longest-lived people in the world eat this every day. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/23/this-power-nutrient-can-help-you-live-longer-but-most-americans-dont-eat-enough-says-dietitian.html
"The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that our health is more than a series of individual choices"
The interconnection between the climate and our future health and longevity
#climate #longevity #healthuk
Takeaways from the latest Climate Change report from the UN. Preserving the climate is a crucial part of longer, healthier lives for everyone
#longevity #healthuk #climatechange
What a drag it is getting old: Implications for economic growth
The has a population of almost 8 billion but recently we've seen a population slow down - what does this mean for economic growth and more older people?
We need to ensure that older people receive high quality care that helps with happier, longer lives
Many people fear going into a residential home in later life...
@IrishTimes #longevity #healthuk
Why helping people to age well is a new healthcare priority
With longer living, there has been a gradual shift in the disease burden from infectious diseases towards non-communicable diseases
"People who live to 100 and beyond may have a secret weapon in their gut — a blend of microbes that contributes to longevity."
#aging #healthuk #longevity
Science says people will live past 120 in this century; here’s how
"Scientists are zeroing in on 'senescent cells,' aging cells that stop dividing and making new cells."
@LaddersHQ #longevity #aging
An excellent interview with @ProfAndrewScott from @LongevityTech "Aging well: the new human imperative"
Focus not just on healthcare but economic impact >>> $38 trillion economic boost for every additional year of increased life expectancy in the US.
We need to make longer lives a possibility for everyone and tackle longevity inequalities
An article from Northwestern University and Science Daily "Americans with higher net worth at midlife tend to live longer"
US Life expectancy has dropped for the first time since World War II. during the pandemic
Meet Wally - at 82 she is the oldest woman to blast into space. After being denied a space flight by NASA years ago, she will be making the voyage into space thanks to Bezos and Blue Origin
#aging #lifespan #stayyoung
How might the COVID-19 pandemic end? An article from McKinsey on how the pandemic evolved and how we can plan going forward.
A chart on carbon emissions and the impact of various lifestyle choices from shower head choices to not flying @StatistaCharts
#aging #climate #healthuk
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