My Life Extension Pilgrimage to Easter Island (#193)

My Life Extension Pilgrimage to Easter Island (#193)

“Most good science comes only after a massive amount of failure.” – David M. Sabatini This episode was a blast. It was a tropical exploration of biology, life extension, and all good things. This included a lot of Carménère wine and good old-fashioned ball busting. I was joined by: Peter Attia, MD (@peterattiamd), who rejoins the …

EXCLUSIVE: Unpublished Material from NYT Magazine Story on Cancer Metabolism

This post is very exciting for me. It covers a subject I care deeply about (cancer), and it’s exclusive, unpublished material from a New York Times Magazine feature entitled “An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death.” Written by Sam Apple, this piece got a lot of attention. Now, here on this blog, you can …

Optimizing Investing, Blood, Hormones, and Life (Podcast Double-Header: #63 and #65)

Optimizing Investing, Blood, Hormones, and Life (Podcast Double-Header: #63 and #65)

Discussing life and investing with Mark Hart and Raoul Pal. [DISCLAIMER: I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on the Internet. Speak with a medical professional before doing anything medical-related, m’kay?] There is something here for everyone. This post details two jam-packed discussions  — one with world-renowned macro investors and investment strategists (Mark Hart and …

Dr. Peter Attia on Life-Extension, Drinking Jet Fuel, Ultra-Endurance, Human Foie Gras, and More (#50)

Dr. Peter Attia on Life-Extension, Drinking Jet Fuel, Ultra-Endurance, Human Foie Gras, and More (#50)

“How do you balance the desire to live longer with the desire to perform well?” — Peter Attia, MD This episode delves into all types of performance enhancement and tracking — optimizing blood testing, drinking “jet fuel,” training for ultra-endurance sports, consuming synthetic ketones, using metabolic chambers, extending longevity by avoiding certain types of exercise, and much more. …

Potential Tactics for Defeating Cancer — A Toolkit in 1,000 Words

Potential Tactics for Defeating Cancer — A Toolkit in 1,000 Words

(Photo: Irina Souiki) I’ve wanted to publish this post for years. It will propose a few simple approaches for minimizing the occurrence of cancer. With 19 billion capillaries in our bodies, on average, virtually 100% of us have microscopic cancers by the time we’re 70 years old, more than 40% of us by age 40. …