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  • Live Streaming of International Online Longevity Day Conference 2014, India

    Oct 5, 14 • Aging, General, LongevityNo Comments
    Live Streaming of International Online Longevity Day Conference 2014, India

    Day to create awareness about Longevity Research on 1st of October (also International Day of older persons) and we’re celebrating Longevity Day this year on the first week of October i.e. 5th October, Sunday during 4:00 PM-8:00 PM (GMT+5:30).  So please join us and make it success. List of Speakers for International Online Longevity Day …...

  • A History of Life-extensionism in the TWENTIETH CENTURY

    Sep 30, 14 • Aging, Book Excerpt, GeneralNo Comments
    A History of Life-extensionism in the TWENTIETH CENTURY

    A new book on the history of Life Extension research entitled “A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century ” By Ilia Stambler, PhD Proceedings from the sales of this book will be donated to international longevity research and advocacy projects, for example Regional Longevity Outreach or Israeli Longevity Alliance  or others. You can find more information on the subject …...

  • Life Extension Gene “Klotho” also extend your Cognition

    Aug 14, 14 • Aging, Brain, Gene, General, LongevityNo Comments
    Life Extension Gene “Klotho” also extend your Cognition

    Aging is the primary risk factor for cognitive decline, an emerging health threat to aging societies worldwide. Whether anti-aging factors such as klotho can counteract cognitive decline is unknown. Scientists shows that a lifespan-extending variant of the human KLOTHO gene, KL-VS, is associated with enhanced cognition in heterozygous carriers. Because this allele increased klotho levels in serum and …...

  • Longevity and the Indian Tradition

    Jun 3, 13 • Aging, General, Longevity3 Comments
    Longevity and the Indian Tradition

    Does the pursuit of longevity, or even radical longevity, have future in India? The following article will consider this question mainly in ideological, cultural and historical terms, rather than in terms of analyzing current technological and demographic trends. In demographic terms, as was also noted earlier, the life expectancy in India is till relatively low …...