Drug ‘reverses’ ageing in animal tests

Source: BBC

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A drug that can reverse aspects of ageing has been successfully trialled in animals, say scientists.

They have rejuvenated old mice to restore their stamina, coat of fur and even some organ function.

The team at Erasmus University Medical Center, in the Netherlands, are planning human trials for what they hope is a treatment for old age.

A UK scientist said the findings were “impossible to dismiss”, but that unanswered questions remained.

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