Repurposed drugs and senolytics could bring us five more years of disease-free life.
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Preventing age-related disease could give us five more years of healthy life in older age.
As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age? Researchers around the world are trying to find out.
Without Gaf1, cells had a shorter lifespan.
This discovery could be important in helping increase human healthspan and longevity.
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