Slide 2.October 29, 2004
Is There Really an“Anti-Aging Medicine”?
Both well-intentioned and deliberately false promiseshave been made (over the centuries) by snake oilsalesmen seeking profits at the expense of their gullibleclients
According to our rigorous scientific colleagues, Anti-Aging Medicine is still a form of wishful thinking;indeed, there is no
that will reverse agingnor extend human life indefinitely
But these scientists are not responsible for treatingpatients in the “here and now,” and as physicians, wehave a responsibility to our patients
So, how should we deal with this inherent paradox?