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Volume 92 Issue 19 | p. 29 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 12, 2014

Young Blood Rejuvenates Old Mice

At least one protein in the blood of young rodents reverses brain and muscular degradation in elderly rodents
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Biological SCENE
Keywords: aging, age reversal, blood, neurons, skeletal muscle, blood factors

Forget antiwrinkle creams. A trio of studies suggests that future age-reversal treatments derived from the blood of youngsters might rejuvenate the body from the inside rather than the outside. Research teams led by Lee L. Rubin and by Amy J. Wagers of Harvard University and by Tony Wyss-Coray of Stanford University connected the circulatory systems of young and old mice so that the animals . . .

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