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Young blood reduces ageing biomarkers in humans


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Update on Ambrosia trial that gives blood plasma from under 25s to older people.

Recipients have shown improvements in biomarkers related to cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.

Blood tests conducted before and a month after plasma treatment:

- levels of carcinoembryonic antigens fell by around 20 per cent

- 10 per cent fall in blood cholesterol levels

- 20 per cent fall in the level of amyloids

Improvements seen in one participant with early onset Alzheimer’s.

Paid trial and therefore no placebo group.

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Offers young blood plasma transfers after running a trial in 2016-18

Jesse Karmazin

CEO of the blood transfusion company Ambrosia.