Eradicating Aging Cells Could Prevent Disease – Technology Review

Via Scoop.itCreating the Future

“We’ve shown there is a causal link between these senescent cells and age-related decline in tissue function,”   The results were striking: in tissues that contained the labeled cells, including everything from fat to muscle to eyes, selective removal appeared to postpone age-related damage. Treated mice had no cataracts, and showed increased muscle mass, strength, and subcutaneous fat when compared to mice that hadn’t received the drug.

You May Also Like

About the Author: scoopit