This article is discussing trying to call aging a disease so that they can apply to the FDA for a trial using a diabetes medication called Metformin to treat it. This is an unfounded and really bad idea.
I don’t believe aging could be considered a disease because it isn’t a discrete condition. The best way to ensure that nothing every gets cured and that money is wasted is to let the medicalindustrialacademic complex call it a disease.
A good analogy would be the war on cancer, which has proven to be an endless resource drain on par with the so-called Arab-Israeli conflict.
Here’s the article:
Have a CigarSong by Pink FloydCome in here, dear boy, have a cigar.
You’re gonna go far, you’re gonna fly high,
You’re never gonna die, you’re gonna make it if you try; they’re gonna love you.Well, I’ve always had a deep respect, and I mean that most sincerely.
The band is just fantastic, that is really what I think.
Oh by the way, which one’s Pink?And did we tell you the name of the game, boy?
We call it Riding the Gravy Train.