Is Diet and Exercise a Good Strategy for Extreme Longevity?

So you’ve heard it before. Just diet and exercise and you could add 20 healthy years to your life. Intuitively this seems like good advice, but what does the science say? Is extreme health brought about by extreme measures, or is genetics a better indicator? It is a puritanical notion that it is wrong to…

Is it Unnatural to Live for Centuries? Let’s Ask Nature.

Ask the Greenland Shark about negligible senescence. Can you imagine having to wait over 150 years to have sex? Welcome to the world of long lived aquatic animals. The Greenland shark may have just broken the previous longevity record for an invertebrate. With a lifespan of an estimated 400 years, this predator reaches its peak…

Invest your Cells; Save your Life.

Banked stem cells may be a way to repair the genome after genetic damage and mutation has occurred. Most of us in the life extension community know the basics. There are seven deadly damages that occur in the body that cause age-related decline. Number one, genetic mutations. These mutations are brought about by environmental factors…