This is crazy! Now there will be real Benjamin Button? 😀
David Sinclair is a gerontologist (scientist who studies aging) from the University of New South Wales. He has been leading a team of researchers attempting to slow or stop the degenerative effects of aging in mice.
Sinclair was optimistic about their most recently tested compound, but even he was shocked by how successful it was:
“I’ve been studying aging at the molecular level now for nearly 20 years and I didn’t think I’d see a day when aging could be reversed. I thought we’d be lucky to slow it down a little bit. The mice had more energy, their muscles were as though they’d be exercising and it was able to mimic the benefits of diet and exercise just within a week. We think that should be able to keep people healthier for longer and keep them from getting diseases of aging.”
Lead researcher David Sinclair (Photo: Tim Pascoe, News Limited)
The compound toned…
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