Andrew discusses the ups and down of living longer including the marvel of staying younger for longer. How to bring awareness to people, businesses and governments for much longer living.
"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
The fertility rate in the UK is at an all time low. The uncertainty of the pandemic contributed to the decades long trend of fewer children.
How can we put a monetary value on living longer? A short clip from my recent interview with Linda Yueh and David Sinclair on our paper in @nresearchnews "The Economic Value of Targeting Aging"
#aging #agingwell #livinglonger
Great article from @wef on how our economy can benefit from longer and healthier lives. We must ensure healthspan rises to match lifespan
#aging #healthuk #ageing
"Pandemic has accelerated the prior decline of neighbourliness among younger people over recent decades, leaving them with worryingly low levels of social trust and community attachment. "
New Onward research: Age of Alienation
Boy genius Laurent Simons, 11, has his path to immortality all mapped out
“Immortality, that is my goal, not for myself, but for other people by replacing as many body parts as possible with mechanical parts”
#longevity #aging #healthuk
My paper “The Economic Value of Targeting Aging” -written with @NuCampEconomics and @davidasinclair published earlier this week @NatureAging https://www.nature.com/articles/s43587-021-00080-0
Here is a short version:
Univ of Ottawa has developed a calculator to determine how long senior citizens will live. The goal is to provide better care during the last stages of life.
#longevity #healthcare #elderlycare
A study on how dogs like humans can age well or poorly. Can analyzing dog lives unlock the secrets of human aging?
4 ways to live longer from John Hopkins Medicine
1. Don't smoke
2. Healthy weight
Is 150 years the limit of human lifespans? An interesting article on different methods of measuring aging and our limitations
#aging #healthuk #lifespan
Great to see my paper “The Economic Value of Targeting Aging” -written with @NuCampEconomics and @davidasinclair – now out in @NatureAging
Link to paper:
#longevity #agingsociety #healthyaging
The world's population is getting older...
"According to the United Nations, the global median age has increased by 7 years since 1950, from 24 to 31"
Image from Visual Capitalist
#longevity #agingsociety #ageing
A great blog post by Sergey Young on how the environment affects our longevity
"Longevity Revolution. 3 Signs The Environment Will Actually Help Us Live Longer"
Don't miss the recording from Vatican expert, Father Michael Collins on The Medieval Camino de Santiago!
Video is full of insights on the lifestyle of the pilgrims making this journey from lifespan to daily health
#longevity #aging #caminodesantiago
Interesting questions presented in The Times "Humankind is on the brink of a new era where science is starting to reveal in unprecedented detail the workings of our individual cells + whole brains"
Would you want to know your future health risks?
Thank you again Dame Sarah Gilbert for being our Longevity Person of the Year recipient for 2020!
#longevity #covid19 #covidvaccine
A great article on the future of work @McKinsey
To future-proof citizens’ ability to work, they will require new skills—but which ones? A survey of 18,000 people in 15 countries suggests those that governments may wish to prioritize.
Dr Greg Bailey, CEO @juvlabs and Linda Partridge, founding director @maxplanckpress Institute on Aging debate nutrition and how to live today on our latest podcast!
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