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Walter Bortz II

Walter Bortz II
Dr Walter M. Bortz II, MD, is a clinical associate professor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and a graduate of Williams College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Recognised as one of America’s most distinguished scientific experts on ageing and longevity, his research has focused on the importance of physical exercise in the promotion of robust ageing.

25 dares for a long, healthy life. Are you up to them?

The author dares to you adopt a lifestyle that will enable you to live up to 100

The great Gender divide

In the battle of the sexes, women often outlive men. Men's behavioural tendencies prove to be their killer

The prevention mindset

Living a healthy, long life needs more than following a list of things to do or avoid

60+ and still sleeping sound

By following good sleep habits even seniors can sleep well

Young at 60

We can retrain our bodies at any age and at any stage in life to use oxygen better, just by doing aerobic exercise


Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

Follow the above protocol even if you are vaccinated.

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.