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Urolithin A, a natural compound, reverses age-related decline in immune system

06-Sep-2023

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Study by University of Lausanne found that urolithin A can reverse ageing in blood stem cells and immune system.

Urolithin A is a natural compound found in pomegranates, nuts, and berries.

It works by encouraging the recycling of mitochondria, the energy powerhouses of cells.

Mice treated with urolithin A showed improved blood cell production and immune function.

Findings offer hope for age-related health interventions and future clinical trials.

The research was published in the journal Nature.

Urolithin A rejuvenated blood stem cells in mice, boosting infection defence

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Nature

Scientific journal covering research from a variety of academic disciplines, mostly in science and technology

University of Lausanne (UNIL)

Public research university.

Urolithin A, a natural compound, reverses age-related decline in immune system