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The astonishing breakthrough follows intensive research into what makes cells die - and why some people dodge major illnesses such as cancer, diabetes and dementia to live beyond 100 still fit as a fiddle. The New York professor's own team at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine has pinpointed genetic variants that let people live to a "ripe old age". Those blessed with anti-ageing genes tend not to get seriously ill towards the end of their lives - but die suddenly. Professor Barzilai, among experts at a Royal Society summit on ageing, said: "I'm seeing 100-year-olds who are not only 100 years old but in great shape. Read more: www.thesun.co.uk...
Originally posted by prettygreeneyes26
has anyone heard about the genetics they are working on to develop these pills?
Originally posted by ItsAgentScully
Why would I want to live to an age where my body would probably barely be able to function on its own? I'd rather die before I turned 25 then reach 100.