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The Regulatory Transformation Begins

June 12, 2015

This issue isn’t going to be what I had planned it to be. Our household is in upheaval right now because an older relative just slipped hard down the slope of cognitive decline. My wife has experienced a truly unpleasant role reversal, taking the car keys away from her father following a couple of scary events. Routes that he’s driven for decades now baffle him. He’s been lost several times and recently had an accident.

Move Over, Skynet—Brainet’s in Town

July 17, 2015

About once a week, I get a call from someone with a strong East Asian accent named Martha or Ralph or something else traditionally American. They tell me that they are calling from the “Microsoft Service Center” or “your computer service contract provider” because my computer is generating error messages, which they would like to help me fix.

Mobile Health Apps Will Solve Critical Nutritional Puzzles and Enable Effective Anti-Aging Diets

October 2, 2015

You probably didn’t notice when it happened, but smartphone health apps have made their way, for the first time, into the clinic. Over the last six months or so, a mobile Health (mHealth) app has been integrated into the practices of doctors associated with a major medical university. Whether you know it or not, this will change your life.

Welcome to the “Age” Age

October 16, 2015

John Mauldin and I spent the day at “the Buck” earlier this week at the invitation of Brian K. Kennedy, PhD, the president and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. The Buck is the world’s first major scientific research institution dedicated to solving the problems of aging. This includes, to make things clear, the development of anti-aging biotechnologies. Founded in 1999, the institute currently employs about 140 PhDs as well as more than 100 technicians and support staff in 22 labs dedicated to different challenges.

The Anti-Aging Groundswell

December 4, 2015

I really hope you were able to watch the National Geographic documentary, The Age of Aging, as I suggested. I’ve been predicting a fundamental transformation in the way that the public, especially the baby-boom generation, views health care and the regulatory process. This documentary is powerful evidence that this revolutionary change is well underway and accelerating.

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