“Living to 100? Oooh, that would be awful. You’d just be old for ages.”
That was the reaction of many to the prediction by scientists that many babies born today will live to see 2109. Awful? I’m sorry. The centenarians of the future are going to have a brilliant time, and I hope that I’m among them.
We’re moving into a new era of personalised medicine, where genetic screening will tell you the diseases from which you’re at risk and your doctor will tell you what to do about it. The advice need not be high-tech or expensive: one recent study showed that drinking coffee in middle age is remarkably protective against Alzheimer’s disease.… Seguir leyendo »