Issue Date: September 21, 2015
Chemical Fountain Of Youth Explained
Scientists at the University of Iowa have shown over the past four years that the steroidlike compounds ursolic acid and tomatidine, which are naturally found in apples and in green tomatoes, respectively, boost the growth of human muscle cells in lab cultures and are potent inhibitors of age-related muscle atrophy in mice. The team led by Christopher M. Adams believes the compounds could become valuable medicines or nutritional supplements to help . . .
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