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Live Longer with AI

By : Tina Woods
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Live Longer with AI

By: Tina Woods

Overview of this book

Live Longer with AI examines how the latest cutting-edge developments are helping us to live longer, healthier and better too. It compels us to stop thinking that health is about treating disease and start regarding it as our greatest personal and societal asset to protect. The book discusses the impact that AI has on understanding the cellular basis of aging and how our genes are influenced by our environment – with the pandemic highlighting the interconnectedness of human and planetary health. Author Tina Woods, founder and CEO of Collider Health and Collider Science, and the co-founder of Longevity International, has curated a panel of deeply insightful interviews with some of today’s brightest and most innovative thought leaders at the crossroads of health, technology and society. Read what leading experts in health and technology are saying about the book: "This is a handbook for the revolution!" —Sir Muir Gray, Director, Optimal Ageing "You can live longer and be happier if you make some changes – that is the theme of this book. Well-written and compelling." —Ben Page, CEO, Ipsos Mori "Tina's book is a must-read for those who want to discover the future of health." —José Luis Cordeiro, Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Director, The Millennium Project; Vice Chair, Humanity Plus; Co- Author of The Death of Death About the consultant editor Melissa Ream is a leading health and care strategist in the UK, leveraging user-driven design and artificial intelligence to design systems and support people to live healthier, longer lives.
Table of Contents (8 chapters)

Nature versus nurture

"What experts are telling us in terms of living a healthy life hasn't changed much in decades: it's about moving more and not being sedentary. We also need a diet that is rich in nutrients, with a wide variety of plants that help us to develop a healthy gut and a diverse microbiome.

Sleep is probably one area that we should also prioritize. We're sleeping worse and less than we need, and I don't think we're going to do away with the need for eight hours."

– Thomas Balkizas, EMEA Healthcare and Life Sciences Lead, Amazon Web Services

Historically, debates about human behavior, health, and biology have often focused on the difference between the contribution of nature, and the inherited characteristics with which we are born, and nurture, which is all those influences that enter our lives after we're born. However, most diseases involve many genes, engaging in complex interactions[13], in...