Medical Advances to speed up Peakfood

February 23, 2010 · Filed Under Uncategorized 

According to Professor Tom Kirkwood, director for the Institute of Ageing and Health at Newcastle University we are closer than ever to developing treatments for age-related diseases.

In many ways this is fantastic news.  We can all look forward to a healthier longer life.

However in the longterm people living longer will put extra pressure on the world’s resources and population will grow even faster.  Peakfood – the moment in time when per capita availability of food in the world reaches a maximum and then begins to decline – just might come sooner.

Advances in medicine are all well and good, but at the same time we need to be putting money and energy into developing sustainable farming techniques.


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