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Pill to live to 150
The Telegraph ^ | 03/10/2013 | Stephen Adams,

Posted on 03/10/2013 3:21:20 PM PDT by Beave Meister

The drugs are synthetic versions of resveratrol, found in red wine, an organic chemical believed to have an anti-aging effect, by boosting activity of a protein called SIRT1.

GSK, the pharmaceutical firm, is testing them on people with particular medical conditions, namely Type II diabetes and psoriasis, a serious skin condition.

David Sinclair, professor of genetics at Harvard University, said aging might not actually be an "irreversible affliction".

He said: “Now we are looking at whether there are benefits for those who are already healthy.

"Things there are also looking promising. We're finding that aging isn't the irreversible affliction that we thought it was.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: catholic; gop; health; liberals; medical; obama; redwine; resveratrol; scientists; sirt1; telegraph; thegreenmile
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What will the new retirement age be and if I live to be 150 years old can I collect my pension for 85 years?
1 posted on 03/10/2013 3:21:20 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

My stepdad always said, “Stick with the grape.”


2 posted on 03/10/2013 3:24:58 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Beave Meister

No, but you can work to 149 1/2.


3 posted on 03/10/2013 3:25:44 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: right way right

Very Funny


4 posted on 03/10/2013 3:26:36 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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To: Beave Meister

Sure, a pill might get you to 150 but Soretoro’s death panel will stop you at 35 or an ingrown toenail whichever comes first.


5 posted on 03/10/2013 3:26:40 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Beave Meister

Do I have to?


6 posted on 03/10/2013 3:27:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Beave Meister

Oh joy.

90 years of sagginess


7 posted on 03/10/2013 3:30:39 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Beave Meister

Helen Thomas already discovered the fountain of youth..drinking virgin blood for the past 300 years.


8 posted on 03/10/2013 3:35:10 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Beave Meister

They’ve already trademarked the name- Methuzelone


9 posted on 03/10/2013 3:40:07 PM PDT by mikrofon (NOT Obama's pill)
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To: Beave Meister

Who wants to, not me.


10 posted on 03/10/2013 3:46:47 PM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Beave Meister

This can’t happen unless people work to age 100. There isn’t enough money in the world to keep the Baby Boomers going this long.

Instead, at 85, they’ll be getting a pink slip telling them they’ve been dumped from ObamaCare. Problem solved.


11 posted on 03/10/2013 3:47:27 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Beave Meister

I’m already taking supplements with resveratrol, red wine & grape seed extracts.

I wonder how much they are using in these tests? Recommended dose of the capsules I’m using is one day.

I’m not a physician; do your own due diligence, or consult a doctor:

http://www.vitacost.com/vitacost-resveratrol-grape-seed-red-wine-extracts


12 posted on 03/10/2013 3:53:44 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

So do I — in the form of cognac.


13 posted on 03/10/2013 3:59:24 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Cicero

I prefer the red wine delivery system ... you remain happy whether the stuff is reducing your aging processes or not, and it makes the gals a lot prettier. Unfortunely, it doesn’t mke you any handsomer ... unless she’s drinking the medicine with you!


14 posted on 03/10/2013 4:04:16 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Beave Meister
Already been done...(WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE)
15 posted on 03/10/2013 4:04:19 PM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: Beave Meister

Yep. That’s what I want. Barbara Streisand, Cher and Jane Fonda all 140 years old sitting on a park bench asking the young guys that go by if they would “Like to see where the elephant keeps his peanuts?”


16 posted on 03/10/2013 4:10:17 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Beave Meister

Thanks, but no thanks.


17 posted on 03/10/2013 4:11:22 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: Beave Meister

Who in their right mind would want to live to be 150 during these times?! Give me a pill that subtracts 50 years so I don’t have to worry about having no savings or social security to live on with the thief in the WH trying to leave us broke and penniless without social security to live on if I live long enough to use it (they keep wanting to move the goal posts so the recipients will die before they ever get to use it if it’s even there by that time).


18 posted on 03/10/2013 4:23:20 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Beave Meister

Yeh like who lives to 150 or even comes close? Look at the late Jack Lalanne, an avid lifetime exercise lifestyle, extremely healthy diet and husband to one wife. He lived to age 95 God bless him but he didn’t even crack the century mark.
Life in the birthday suit has a shelf life and no one escapes it—albeit one can delay the inevitable at times.


19 posted on 03/10/2013 4:23:55 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: blueunicorn6

Um, ewww


20 posted on 03/10/2013 4:25:26 PM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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