Why Isn't Anti-Aging Research as Well Funded as AIDS Research?

AIDS research today is well-funded and has made good progress, largely as a result of early, successful activism and education about the disease in the 1980s. As Bono puts it: "Seven thousand people dying a day is not a cause. It's an emergency." But 150,000 people die every day due to the effects of aging. Why, we have to ask ourselves, isn't aging, anti-aging and healthy life extension research funded to the hilt? Finding the right answer to this question and acting on it is essential to ensure our future health and longevity.

Link: http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/09/17/bono.bush.reut/index.html


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