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Review of current thinking from the Massachusetts General Hospital - the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.
Experiments with model organisms have delayed age-related diseases by replenishing stem cells, protecting telomeres and cleaning out senescent cells.
Targeting Aging with Metformin (TAME) trial will study observed reduction in mortality using diabetes drug.
Rapamycin was shown to extend the lives of mice by roughly 10%.
Foods you find at the supermarket could tweak their products’ composition in ways that promote longevity.
Human life span also depends on lifestyle, relationships, environment, psychology and exercise.
The studies were published in the Science, PubMed Central and Cell journals.