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The Longevity Reporter: The Weekly Newsletter About Aging (subscribe to the newsletter)
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24th January, 2015
Can We Find Cures For 7,000 Diseases?

There are over 7,000 diseases yet we only have cures & treatments for 500 of them. Can we find cures for the rest? Source
The 2015 White House Conference On Aging

The White House has held a Conference on Aging each decade since the 1960s. This conference is an opportunity to look ahead to the issues that will help shape the landscape for older Americans for the next decade. Source
Counting The Cost Of Cancer

The number of over-65s on the planet is projected almost to triple between 2010 and 2050 to 1.5bn. This, in turn, will spur a surge in age-related diseases such as cancer. The WHO predicts the number of cases will increase 70%t in the next 20 years. Source
How Doctors Die

It’s not a frequent topic of discussion, but doctors die, too. And they don’t die like the rest of us. What’s unusual about them is not how much treatment they get compared to most Americans, but how little. Source
Even For The Active, A Long Sit Shortens Life And Erodes Health

New research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine distills the findings of 47 studies to conclude that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and early death. Source
Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality

How do you want to be remembered? As Simon Parkin discovers, we may eventually be able to preserve our entire minds for generations to come – would you? Source
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