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Turtle Gene Placed In Portage Humans Will Allow Them To Live To 400 But Get Less Done 

Portage la Prairie, MB –

Researchers at the Portage Institute for Medical Experiments have isolated a gene in turtles tied to life expectancy and are beginning human trials to see if they can increase human lifespans up to 400 years. 305 more words


Safety of First-in-Human Trials – Are Volunteers Really the Best Participants?

First-in-human clinical trials are safe (‘only’ two deaths among 305,000 volunteers), and an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine describes how they are being regulated to make them safer still. 101 more words

Richard Lilford