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To Stay Young, Kill Zombie Cells

Manuel Serrano and other researchers studying old cells that don’t function normally but don’t die believe that removing these cells may be the key to alleviating age-related illnesses and delaying the effects of aging. It’s shown promise in mice — now it’s about to be tested in humans.

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Anti-Aging Approaches

Dr. David Sinclair is conducting clinical trials with mice to learn more about the ability of the molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), found in all living cells, to mimic the effects of calorie restriction and exercise. When feeding mice a NAD precursor, nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), the mice experienced the same effects as exercising or dieting. … Continued

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