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Biohacking Superhuman Performance

Oct 26, 2020

Dr. Szyf is a pioneer in the field of epigenetics, he holds a PhD from the celebrated Hebrew University, a postdoctoral  fellowship in Genetics at Harvard Medical School, a Professorship at McGill University and a Chair in Pharmacology at GlaxoSmithKline.

5:33 DNA as the operating system of our lives


6:14 Disease causes disruption in the DNA


6:41 DNA methylation gives us an insight into what’s going on in our DNA


7:07 Epi Age testing can tell us how many years we’ve been living in this world, and may give insight into how many years we may have left


8:02 Chronological age and epigenetic age can be good indicators for life span


11:17 Epi Age is a lifestyle product


12:59 Identifying the markers for aging


14:23 How Epi Age is different 


17:05 What are the most effective ways to slow down the clock?


17:29 Behaviours that can help slow down the clock


18:28 epiAging app


19:51 epiAge test results tell you what you’re DNA thinks of what you’re doing


22:21 The first step in slowing down the clock is to get to a state of balance


23:58 Using AI to derive some conclusions from an individual result against a general lifestyle model


24:30 The great revolution will come from mathematics and technology to capture the complexity of humans


26:24 The idea of sharing -- creating a “Waze” of health


27:08 Health data safety and privacy


28:06 Balancing privacy and sharing -- learning about diseases without consequences to the individual


29:00 Sharing public methylation data can help save millions of lives


31:19 Firewalled personal data and medical data  -a solution to protect the individual


32:25 Goal: To get the best solutions to prevent anyone to hack the database


33:41 The collaboration between Epi-Age and users 


36:41 The best way to use the Epi-Age test


40:25 Transferring the responsibility of health from your doctor to yourself


40:45 Experience as a teacher


41:10 Trial, error, and scientific truth


41:36 Self-empowerment and the biohacking movement


43:22 Technology empowers people about medicine


44:37 epiAge app as a source of information for lifestyle trends


48:11 Environmental influence on genetics


49:38 The impact of your mental environment on your health


50:02 Listen to your own clock


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Please note that this content  is intended for information purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Before changing your diet or using any new supplement make sure to consult with your health care provider.  Always seek the advice of your physician or health care provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding a medical condition before you make any changes.