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Eradicating Aging Cells Could Prevent Disease – Technology Review

Via Scoop.itCreating the Future

“We’ve shown there is a causal link between these senescent cells and age-related decline in tissue function,”   The results were striking: in tissues that contained the labeled cells, including everything from fat to muscle to eyes, selective removal appeared to postpone age-related damage. Treated mice had no cataracts, and showed increased muscle mass, strength, and subcutaneous fat when compared to mice that hadn’t received the drug.