The Death of Cells, and of Us

At 63, I’ve experienced many bouts of cell-death.  Some, like the nerves in my right ear that the mumps virus killed when I was 6, are irreversible.  Others, like the system in my prostate that sometimes doesn’t do what it’s supposed to, Big Pharma augments, though not without side effects (headache, stuffiness and, mainly, impoverishment: $20 for each 5 mg Cialis). Read more