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MAKRO-ZOOIA NEW PATH(3last)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 24/04/18) IN BRIEF In 2009 scientists discovered that a drug called rapamycin could significantly extend life span in mice, doing so by interfering with the activity of a protein called mammalian TOR, or mTOR. The finding is … Continue reading

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MAKRO-ZOOIA NEW PATH(2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 26/04/17) Through the 1990s researchers learned much more about the gene’s roles in cells and the body as a whole —many of which ultimately turned out to have a bearing on aging. They found, notably, that the … Continue reading

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MAKRO-ZOOIA NEW PATH(1)

A New Path to Longevity Researchers have uncovered an ancient mechanism that retards aging. Drugs that  tweaked it could well postpone cancer, diabetes and other diseases of old age. On a clear November morning in 1964 the Royal Canadian Navy’s … Continue reading

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