Category: lifespan

Longevity: think of yourself now, and yourself in the future

Imagine yourself now – are you dedicated? Now imagine yourself in 10 years – are you dedicated? Differences in your brain activity dependent on these two different questions might be fundamental to the future of longevity research and society in general. The future of the longevity field and society To take longevity research seriously it…

45 minutes of vigorous exercise 6 days a week 52 weeks a year to increase your survival rate.

Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, I wrote a piece about a recent paper that found that runners had a higher survival rate and a lower rate of disability as they aged compared to non-runners. While I had a few problems with the study in the end I agreed with the authors conclusions (mainly a problem of…

Can our track record in cancer research give us a hint of what we can expect in longevity research?

Can we look at the history of some leading diseases to get an indication of the potential breakthroughs in longevity research? Research in the longevity field has dramatically grown in the last 3-4 years, and many are claiming we will realize great breakthroughs resulting in longer lives and more healthier years. And I for one…