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A longer lifespan may result in poor health


3 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A longer life may be achieved by altering the genes, but the extended lifespan does not come with promises of extended health, new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School conducted a study of long-lived mutant C. elegans in which they show the genetically altered worms spend…

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Aging reversed successfully in mice, human tests show promise


4 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Eternal youth is getting closer, as scientists were able to turn off the aging gene, a new research found. Using lab mice, researchers were able to switch on the youthful genes, while turning off the aging genes by using proteins and molecules that appear naturally. "We've discovered genes that control…