Drug reverses ‘accelerated aging’ in human cells

“The drug rapamycin has been found to reverse the efffects of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, a fatal genetic disease that resembles rapid aging, in cells taken from patients with the disease… Researchers hope the findings will provide new insights into treating progeria as well as other age-related diseases.”

The study was published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Read the entire article from MIT’s Technology review website.

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. Vice President, Zoomer Media Ltd. . Author of "The New Old" . 30 years experience in marketing communications, advertising, media . Speaker, writer, commentator on the revolution in aging and how to market to Boomers and seniors

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