What defines an average 90-year-old scientifically?
What defines a 50-year-old?
How could we make 90 the new 50 by 2030?
Here is an interesting fact for the dinner table… many studies have correlated longevity with genes and you may find out just how likely you are to surpass the 100 year mark. Did you know that individuals who have centenarian parents have been found to be less likely to have the age-related diseases that are common among older adults?Read More
We all want a healthcare system that is more productive and efficient in finding innovative solutions to illnesses and diseases of aging. That is why it is important to look at the factors that need disruption in our journey to creating an inclusive and sustainable healthcare system.Read More
The quest for healthier and longer lives should be inclusive and understood by all around the Earth. We are happy to see Forbes Africa publish an article focused on the impact of the longevity industry in this vast and beautiful continent.Read More
The Methuselah Fund or M Fund is mission-oriented and was conceived after successful angel investments by the Methuselah Foundation. The M Fund's investment thesis is based on six strategies aimed at increasing healthy longevity and its current portfolio includes four exciting companies.Read More
One area of research for improving health and reducing the comorbidities of aging is brown adipose tissue. Brown adipose tissue improves energy metabolism and has protective mechanisms against obesity.Read More
For a while, we have seen that anti-aging is rapidly becoming an engineering challenge rather than a mere fantasy. To this point, our Foundation is also working on helping create a professional society focused on Geroengineering. Enter, the Society of Gero-Engineering and Technology, or SGET.Read More
Aging is a complicated process and is highly varied among individuals. We all have that friend who "doesn't look a day over 30" well into middle-age, and the less fortunate friend who isn't aging "gracefully". You may notice aging variability within your own body. Perhaps you have overall excellent health, but your digestion has slowed or you have sleep-pattern changes. Research shows that the quantity of years is a poor estimator as an index of the aging process. Even twins often have different biological or functional ages, and within an individual, organs may age at different rates.Read More
We are excited to start seeing one of our initiatives getting more press coverage. Oisin Biotechnologies and its approach to senolytics is something we are proud of. We invite you to learn more at oisinbio.com!Read More
Worldwide, lifespans are predicted to increase, with South Korea leading the pack. South Korean women born in 2030 are expected to live an average of 90.8 years, an increase of 6.6 years from those born in 2010.Read More
For centuries, man has been attempting to extend the healthy human lifespan by investigating the correlation between health and the microbiome. In the past, these methods have been largely unsuccessful. New research is emerging that focuses on the 29 strains of E. coli that protect against age-associated diseases, causing the host to live at least 10% longer and healthier.Read More
When traveling, moving, or vacationing from a hectic schedule, many of us imagine a blue vista with rolling waves. In the longevity community, the Blue Zones hold an additional attraction because of the allure of a longer lifespan for residents of such areas.Read More
Have you wondered how much your physician is paid by the drug and medical device companies? The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has created a powerful program called Open Payments.Read More
What happens when the industry created to keep you alive pushes products that ultimately aid in your death? We are often concerned about incentives in the healthcare industry to prescribe medicine when it is not necessary and even when a simple lifestyle change would achieve the same beneficial effects.Read More
Over 10 years ago, we realized that investing in longevity companies has a two-fold benefit. Such investments accelerate products into the market that we all benefit from and also pours more capital into private research, resulting in breakthroughs in the longevity space.Read More
One of the reasons for wanting to extend the healthy human lifespan is friendship. Different generations often have trouble relating to one another and, as your friends begin to die, loneliness spirals into a chronic condition that affects health in a negative way.Read More
Cellular senescence is an increasingly popular topic. Dysfunctional cells have been implicated in numerous age-related dysfunctions. While the efforts to remove these senile cells have been growing, this study shows that at least one form of cellular senescence can be addressed without drugs or other high-tech interventions.Read More