Research sheds light on mechanisms underlying aging

Posted by on February 17, 2017 5:25 am
Categories: health

Scientists have known for decades that drastically restricting certain nutrients without causing malnutrition prolongs health and lifespan in a wide range of species, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this effect have remained a mystery. Now new research sheds light on an important genetic pathway underlying this effect, raising the possibility that therapies can be developed to prolong healthy human lifespan.

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