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Reversing aging

Edward M. Grant

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David Sinclair from Harvard thinks he may have found the root cause of aging:


Seems that, over time, cells get confused about what kind of cell they are because genes get activated and deactivated when they shouldn't, and that leads to all kinds of problems as organ function breaks down. And that's potentially reversible, unlike older theories that ageing was due to ever-increasing genetic damage.

He also mentions in passing a lot of related research that's currently ongoing, like preventing the menopause, or restarting egg production after it's occurred. I've been following longevity research since the 90s, and the progress in the last few years is amazing.
 
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