Editorial Volume 12, Issue 1 pp 5—7

Lifestyle vs. pharmacological interventions for healthy aging

Figure 1. How to age in a healthy manner. Examples of behavioral and lifestyle aspects that reduce the risk for developing chronic diseases, help in mitigating pathological events, and decrease morbidity and mortality, thus collectively contributing to healthy aging. At the moment, it is unclear how a single or even multiple pharmacological agents can elicit a similar broad and complex response.