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About Elena Milova

As a devoted advocate of rejuvenation technologies since 2013, Elena is providing the community with a systemic vision how aging is affecting our society. Her research interests include global and local policies on aging, demographic changes, public perception of the application of rejuvenation technologies to prevent age-related diseases and extend life, and related public concerns. Elena is a co-author of the book “Aging prevention for all” (in Russian, 2015) and the organizer of multiple educational events helping the general public adopt the idea of eventually bringing aging under medical control.
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November has been a busy month in the world of rejuvenation biotechnology and life extension, as there has been both really good news and some rather bad news. Let’s have a look together, starting with the bad news and then moving on to decidedly more uplifting things. Healthy aging and the WHO agenda It appears…

We wanted to draw attention to an interesting paper that we saw today; this one argues that there are two broad Faustian bargains that people make while attempting to live longer. The first involves questionable products, and the second involves treating the symptoms of aging rather than the cause. The First Faustian Bargain – Anti-aging…

When it comes to healthcare, WHO remains the global flagship in terms of setting priorities and adjusting policies in the ever-changing landscape of healthcare needs. In the past few years, WHO has been making steps towards preparing our society to handle the “silver tsunami” and the increasing needs of the elderly population, which is expected…

Today, we launch a new series on LEAF: the monthly roundup where we briefly discuss the latest news and articles about aging and rejuvenation from a number of different sources. We hope these roundups will be a great way to keep our readers in the loop. Without further ado, let’s have a look at the…

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation, in collaboration with Singularity University Moscow Chapter and consulting group Deloitte, are hosting in Moscow an expert discussion on how to inform society about the potential and the advancement of gerontology and preventive medicine. These experts believe that attracting people’s attention to the capabilities of medical technologies to prevent aging might…

Serge Faguet is a Russian entrepreneur, the owner of a profitable travel company, Ostrovok, and the founder of several tech startups, including a new secret, AI-related one in Silicon Valley. For the last few weeks, his name has been all over the internet because of the article “I’m 32 and spent $200k on biohacking. Became…

Everlasting boredom is a common concern when it comes to the idea of extended human lifespans. There are many who expect life to become empty and meaningless with time because everything has been already experienced; there is nothing else to discover, nothing else can surprise or please. This idea has become so ingrained in our…

The thymus gland is located at the top of the breastbone and is where the majority of T cells are produced by the immune system. One can think of the thymus as being like an army camp where new soldiers are trained and given their weapons to fight invading forces; in this case, the T…

Very recently, the World Health Organization, which is essentially the United Nations’ agency for coordinating international health-related efforts, has launched The Global Online Consultation on Research Priority Setting for Healthy Aging. A corresponding survey is available on the WHO website and can be filled until September 30. As WHO is the main source of policy…

Since population aging was first brought to the attention of the United Nations by the Government of Malta in 1968, our society began its journey to find adequate measures of adaptation to the growing share of older people and its impact on different aspects of social life. However, the Vienna International Plan of Action on…

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