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Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs

Others expressed concern about the environmental and economic implications of a longer life span. “Ah, the unintended consequences of extending life — overpopulation, increasing stress on an already stressed environment, increasing stress on an already stressed retirement system,” wrote Thomas G. Smith, in Cadillac, Mich. “Humans are the most destructive of all species, and the… Read More »

Defibrillator vest fails test because many heart attack survivors wouldn't wear it

(Reuters Health) – Patients who have just survived a heart attack and consequently have a dangerously-weak heart face a high risk of sudden death. Giving them a wearable defibrillator that can restart their heart doesn’t improve their odds, according to the formal findings of a new study of 2,302 volunteers. But the results, published in… Read More »