European Longevity Initiative: ERC budget cut means less health for Europe

We, at the European Longevity Initiative, would like to express our opinion concerning the proposed ~10% last minute European Research Council (ERC) budget cut as it amounts to less chance for groundbreaking scientific and medical research providing health benefits for the world, Europeans included. Fact #1:  The ERC is the first pan-European funding body for […]

The COVID-19 pandemic as the most powerful reason to choose healthy longevity politics

(Observing) History is funny, in the horror movie sense of funny. Something’s funny going on, either as an external or an internal observation, sensation or impression. This is the second sense of funny, the strange, the odd, the weird. This is not the first sense of funny, the humorous one. The second sense of funny […]

Aging is not an urgent health challenge according to the WHO

The Official Guardians of Public Health on Earth, The World Health Organisation has released a list of 13 urgent health challenges for the next decade and the world-wide problems brought about by biological aging did not make the list. To re-phrase: age-associated chronic diseases, today undoubtedly the biggest killers of humans in existence, were not […]

Wanna fight climate change, Joseph Stiglitz? Better advance healthy longevity too, for more resources

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel prize winning economist goes to war in the Guardian in the piece called The climate crisis is our third world war. It needs a bold response on World Environment Day. Getting himself all worked up with military rhetoric (I just don’t think it’s needed, as most people understand by now how the […]