A short Reuters article discusses the upward trend in health and lifespan, a trend that appears to be speeding up. This, of course, is the result of decades of hard, successful work by medical researchers and the companies that commercialize their discoveries. The continuation and increased speed of this trend is what healthy life extension is all about! By staying healthy using the techniques and technologies of today, we can be alive and active to benefit further from the medicines of tomorrow. Medical research brings longer, healthier lives, and we should be doing all we can to support and encourage it.