Pharma to join anti-aging…there goes the neighborhood

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Just a brief note about an article that discusses pharmaceutical makers becoming interested in anti-aging. First, they assume that aging is a thing, and not just many things.  Secondly, they presume that nature has nothing to offer because it is not easy to patent and own anything natural.  Finally, they hope to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to earn a potential billions of dollars.

But if illness and aging are combated by a pharmacological solution, say a telomerase activator, then pharma will be sowing the seeds of its own demise as such a panacea would hurt the sales of the true money makers, namely the disease management portfolio.  Just some food for thought…

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