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SCIENTISTS: STEALING THE BLOOD OF THE YOUNG MAY MAKE YOU MORE YOUTHFUL

Neoscope

By Tony Tran

December 8, 2021
 

A team of researchers — who definitely aren’t vampires — have discovered new evidence that the blood of the young could be the secret to actually staying young. 

In a new study published in the prestigious journal Nature Aging, the team found that particles in mouse blood called extracellular vesicles (EV) send instructions for a longevity protein called “Klotho” to muscle cells, according to a press release from the University of Pittsburgh. As the mice age, the EVs seemingly become weaker and send fewer instructions for the protein as a result. 

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