NEJM editor turned ‘truther’ questions osteoporosis drugs and everything

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I want to make sure you understand that pharmacology is based on a flawed assumption: that if you block a natural pathway, health and balance will ensue. You might mitigate but there will be downstream problems. The system is designed to be efficient and helpful. The drugs are designed to manage disease while maximizing profit.

Pharma to join anti-aging…there goes the neighborhood

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Just a brief note about pharma becoming interested in anti-aging. First, we assume that aging is a thing, and not just many things, then we assume that nature has nothing to offer because we can’t patent and own anything natural, then we invest hundreds of millions of dollars to earn a potential billions of dollars.

But if illness and aging are combated by a pharmacological solution, say a telomerase activator, then pharma has sown the seeds of its own demise. Just some food for thought…

My prophecies for the 50th College reunion

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In 2014, it makes many of us sad to realize that our species as a whole, and we as individuals, have been inculcated with structure and meaning as defined by the things we are taught to fear: fear of death, aging, illness, poverty, being unloved, being irrelevant…

The greatest shifts in the human condition won’t be complete until our 75th anniversary in 2089 but surprisingly, most of us will be attending that one in good health at the age of 97!