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Scientists have partially reversed age-related degeneration in mice, an achievement that suggests a new approach for tackling similar disorders in people.
By tweaking a gene, the researchers reversed brain disease and restored the sense of smell and fertility in prematurely aged mice. Previous experiments with calorie restriction and other methods have shown that aspects of aging can be slowed. This appears to be the first time that some age-related problems in animals have actually been reversed.
Originally posted by d60944
reply to post by SaturnFX
Hmmmm. To a large extent I wish this kind of reserach wasn't happening. We can't sustain the population of the world as it is, without multiplying the problem by several hundred by having everyone live indefinitely.