Bioethics; Anti-aging "treatments" 

Thing that I don't care about that much:

* The super-rich getting fleeced

Go for it. Take Bezos or whoever to the cleaners and give him sketchy non-medicine for it. Idc.

Thing that worries me:

* An eventual spurious positive result on one of these trials leading to desperate middle- or lower-income people re-mortgaging their houses to pay for 6-figure-level costs of ineffective "life-extensions" on the assumption that they'll live long enough to pay it back

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