The Fountain Of Youth? Company Purports To Fight Aging By Injecting Consumers With Young People’s Blood
The sticker price, though, is quite steep at $8,000 for a liter. UC Berkeley researchers have described the procedure as "dangerous," because transfusions always carry with them a high probability of risk.
East Bay Times:
Blood From The Young Now On Sale For The Old In San Francisco: Report
You don’t have to drink the blood of children to reclaim the vigor of your lost youth. You can mainline it. For $8,000 a liter. Ambrosia, a startup founded by a Stanford Medical School graduate, has begun pouring the blood of the young into the hardened arteries of their elders in five cities, one of them San Francisco, according to a new report. (Baron, 1/17)
In other public health news —
California's Top Pesticide Regulator Resigns Without Offering Explanation
California's chief pesticide regulator is leaving his post. Brian Leahy, who has served as director of the state Department of Pesticide Regulation for the last seven years, announced his resignation in an email to agency staff last week, but stopped short of explaining why. (Goldberg, 1/16)