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17th Aug '16 8:00:43 PM PaulA
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* The Betans of the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' allegedly have one, which people assume is the reason that Admiral Naismith commands a mercenary fleet while appearing to be in his early twenties. In truth, there is no such treatment, and Admiral Naismith really is in his early twenties. The Jacksonians have a highly unethical treatment in which the brain of a wealthy client is transferred into the body of a younger clone. Mark Vorkosigan has made it his life's work to eliminate that practice, and as of the chronologically latest book was about to begin testing of a treatment that could potentially revert someone from 'old' to 'middle aged'.

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* ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'':
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The Betans of the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' allegedly a rumored to have one, which people assume is the reason that Admiral Naismith commands a mercenary fleet while appearing to be in his early twenties. In truth, there is no such treatment, and Admiral Naismith really is in his early twenties. twenties.
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The Jacksonians have a highly unethical treatment in which the brain of a wealthy client is transferred into the body of a younger clone. Mark Vorkosigan has made it his life's work to eliminate that practice, and as of the chronologically latest book was about to begin testing of a treatment that could potentially revert someone from 'old' to 'middle aged'.
2nd Jul '16 11:50:08 AM zarpaulus
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* ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' has a variety of technologies that add extra years to your Leaders' life expectancies, it's also possible to use [[LegoGenetics gene tailoring]] to add the [[LongLivedSpecies Enduring (+30 years) or Venerable (+90)]] traits to one or more of your species.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' has a variety of technologies that add extra years to your Leaders' life expectancies, it's also possible to use [[LegoGenetics gene tailoring]] to add the [[LongLivedSpecies [[LongLived Enduring (+30 years) or Venerable (+90)]] traits to one or more of your species.
2nd Jul '16 11:48:17 AM zarpaulus
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* ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' has a variety of technologies that add extra years to your Leaders' life expectancies, it's also possible to use [[LegoGenetics gene tailoring]] to add the [[LongLivedSpecies Enduring (+30 years) or Venerable (+90)]] traits to one or more of your species.
5th May '16 1:29:24 AM PaulA
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* The setting of ''Literature/ThePrincesOfTheAir'' has a longevity treatment which is only available to the rich and powerful. When we first meet the protagonist he's running a con where the bait is illicit access to the longevity treatment.
30th Apr '16 2:50:20 PM zarpaulus
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* In ''TabletopGame/HcSvntDracones'' the Mega Corps don't want immortal customers, even though they have the technology for it. Pulse and Progenitus do offer "graceful aging" treatments that keep a client healthy and active through their nineties, but include a "termination date" somewhere around age 100. Still, some very valuable employees manage to secure long-term contracts that include body replacement at the end of their natural lifespan.
26th Apr '16 1:31:27 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode "The Trade-Ins" an elderly couple go to a clinic that can give them new, younger bodies. But, they only have enough money for one of them.

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* In ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' episode "The Trade-Ins" Trade-Ins", an elderly couple go to a clinic that can give them new, younger bodies. But, they only have enough money for one of them.
24th Apr '16 6:17:20 AM Derkhan
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* In ''Literature/ThisImmortal'', there is the so-called S-S treatment that's never specified but is said to be able to prolong a human's lifespan to 150 years and above.
18th Apr '16 7:33:58 PM Saber15
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* In Creator/StephenBaxter's ''Literature/XeeleeSequence'' novels, humanity invents Anti-Senescence technology which repairs genetic damage due to age via nanobots. The treatment has a 99% success rate, though treatment failures typically end with a terminal illness. Lifespan with AS treatments theoretically has no upper limit, though in practice the treatments begin to break down at 400-500 years; in the novella ''Mayflower II'', after 40,000 years of flight the captain of a GenerationShip is little more than a BrainInAJar, with his desiccated body permanently wired into a life support chair.
18th Apr '16 11:07:29 AM ChronoLegion
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* A less sci-fi example in ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' with Angelo Colasanto. After witnessing Jack's immortality in 1927, he starts researching ways of prolonging his life, which appear to be grounded in RealLife techniques (e.g. going vegetarian, slowing down one's metabolism), and manages to live until 2011.
17th Mar '16 9:46:26 PM M84
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* In one ''Comicbook/TheAdventuresOfBarryWeenBoyGenius'' story, Barry remarks off-hand that he's been secretly sneaking supplements into his parents' food that will ensure they at least make it to 100.
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