Tag Archives: Reinventing Ageing

Google’s “Moonshot Project” on Tackling Ageing (Financial Times / Reuters / BBC News / ICO / Health and Technology)

Summary Arthur Levinson, formerly of Genentech, has left Roche to avoid any potential conflict of interest in his role as chief executive of Google’s Calico start-up company. Calico recently agreed a $1.5bn alliance with AbbVie, a rival of Roche, to develop treatments for … Continue reading

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Impact of Demographic Change on Public Services (International Longevity Centre)

Summary The International Longevity Centre (ILC) publication, entitled “The impact of demographic change on public services: submission by the International Longevity Centre – UK”, presents evidence for the House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change. It tackles … Continue reading

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Good Health Adds Life to Years (WHO)

Summary This World Health Organization (WHO) global brief examines the health data on ageing and recent research into understanding the needs of older people and identifying ways of meeting those needs. “Dementia is the greatest cause of years lost due … Continue reading

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