Monthly Archives: December 2013

[GRG] Article: The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Here’s an interesting article in The Guardian: The Chinese village with the secret to long life – Tourists paying homage to Bama’s centenarians are bringing in millions. But the Guangxi county’s success may be its undoing. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/30/chinese-village-secret-long-life-bama-guangxi Reinhard Kargl Journalist Phone: … Continue reading

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[GRG] Film: Jobs on DVD

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:The Hollywood Biopic “Jobs” (2013; Steven Paul Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple Computer, Inc.) [1] starring Ashton Kutcher with Josh Gad as Co-Founder Steve Wozniak was just released on DVD, and … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Longevity and Healthspan (NECS)

Robert: Maybe should include Will Nelson in this discussion, although I don’t know who he is. You are quite correct that the simplified metaphor of “rusting” (and presumably correcting it with lubrication) is different for pipes vs. watches.  Let’s take … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Review: Organ Cryopreservation

Greg: Thank you for indulging me with your comments in red that were very helpful.  This was a relatively long article that required a lot of editing by knowledgeable editors, and it’s possible that a lot of errors crept in … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Longevity and Healthspan (NECS)

I didn’t write the text attributed to me some indentations down in this thread. It was from a comment by Will Nelson on this post:https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2013/12/natural-human-longevity-is-accompanied-by-increased-healthspan.php I don’t agree with the evolutionary part of the comment, but do agree that understanding … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Longevity and Healthspan (NECS)

Regarding Reason’s oversimplification of the aging process: Everyone seems to be distracted by the incredible complexity of the systems which sustain life… and it’s no wonder they are complex; they are the product of billions of years of natural selection … Continue reading

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[GRG] Human Neural Pathways for Language and Speech

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:   Neural pathways for language-understanding (Werneke) and speech-synthesis (Broca) must communicate through an Arcuate Fasciculus; otherwise, we’d never hear ourselves say what we meant of say.  But how are executive … Continue reading

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