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Key Takeaways Bill Gates believes we can predict the future of global health. His belief is based on three fundamental facts from the past that define the current state of this industry: dramatic improvements in recent decades, consistent innovations that bring forth more improvements, and long-term effects of today’s innovations.The two key improvements that Bill Gates expects to take place in the next 20 years are the elimination of malnutrition and a shift from a…

Key Takeaways Physically active people are much less likely to suffer from the neurodegenerative action of the Aβ deposits that cause Alzheimer’s disease.More specifically, moderate to intense physical activity in midlife is associated with 12% less cognitive decline and a 40 to 45% lower incidence of dementia compared to that seen in sedentary people.People who regularly engage in physical exercise in midlife are about 17-30% less likely to develop amyloid deposits in the brain.The beneficial…

Key Takeaways Scientists have developed a new type of blood test that detects cancer by spotting DNA changes associated with cancer tumors. The current accuracy of the test is about 32% for stage one cancer, 76% for stage two, 85% for stage three, and 93% for stage four cancer. In 99.4% of cases, the test identified the disease correctly.In general, the test spotted 76% of high-mortality types of cancer.This method could help physicians to diagnose many…

Key Takeaways Studies estimate that it’s possible to prevent 30-40% of all cancers with proper dietary and lifestyle changesIn this study, a machine learning platform identified potential cancer-beating molecules (CBMs) in common ingredients and foodsSo far, 110 effective CBMs were identified using this algorithmThe foods with the highest number of different CBMs are cabbage, carrot, celery, coriander, dill, grape, orange, and tea Actions to Consider Eat more of the mentioned ingredients with the highest content…

The three foods new to the human diet that cause the most harmProcessed sugar in ANY form (including natural fruit juices)Cereal grains (whole or processed, doesn’t matter)Vegetable and seed oils ANY population (such as the USA) that has incorporated these as a significant portion of their diet has serious metabolic and inflammatory disease issues.

His cholesterol numbers are essentially meaningless, except his HDL, a surprisingly high 67, well above population average, which is closer to 35. The man is eating a lot of meat, I suspect. But, his triglycerides are 129, which while not OMG high, are well higher than they should be. What this means is that there are a lot of carbs/sugars in his diet. And this also means the breakdown of LDL in his body is…

Linda Boyed, a healthy 52-year-old was on vacation with family in when she suddenly began experiencing a constant feeling of fatigue. By the time she returned home, her skin had yellowed. Her doctor passed her to an oncologist, who told her she was suffering from cancer of the bile ducts in her liver had already spread beyond chemotherapy or surgery’s reach–a lethal diagnosis. But Linda and her husband wouldn’t accept the defeatist prognosis. They took…

1. The addressable market size is everyone. Not just people 65+. Longevity can and should start being solved at a young age. Everyone dies, most everyone cares and thinks about this. Warren Buffett said it right, “You have only one mind and one body for the rest of your life. If you aren’t taking care of them when you’re young, it’s like leaving that car out in hailstorms and letting rust eat away at it. By the…