Lifespan & Healthspan: The Science(s) of Healthier Aging, From Cells to Centenarians

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Paul and Howard talk about healthy aging, from cell death, to diet, to centenarians, and exercise in-between. Financial geek that he is, Paul sneaks in a little riff about pension fraud too. There is a fairly crap transcript here.


  • Healthspan vs lifespan, squaring the curve
  • Cellular housekeeping and whether it can be catalyzed
  • Diets — good, bad, and simple
  • What we can learn from centenarian studies, and where are their flaws

Readings and Books Mentioned:


Paul Kedrosky is a frequently injured athlete who, when he isn’t rehabbing, is also a venture investor. Howard Luks is a top sports orthopedic surgeon.

Music & Disclaimers:

  • Crossing the Chasm Kevin MacLeod Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Disclaimers apply and can be heard at the end of the episode.

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