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Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon
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Faster, please. Before we all become too old to benefit from them. ;-)

"Imagine taking a pill that could extend your lifespan. This plotline exists in the pages of science fiction novels, but a class of drug that supports healthy aging, known as a senolytic drug, is currently being tested, and if proven safe, could do more than add years to your life. A new study which showed the drugs prevented age-related bone loss in mice has important implications in treating a host of other diseases related to aging, researchers said.

Cells constantly divide, a process that allows us to grow and heal, but as we age, some cells stop dividing and become “senescent.” These cells also emit toxins that contribute to a number of health conditions such as cancer, dementia, and arthritis. The older we are, the more of these senescent cells we accumulate. Enter senolytic drugs.

These drugs are designed to clear away senescent cells while leaving adjacent cells unharmed. According to the research, published online in Nature Medicine, these drugs supported healthy aging in mice and prevented bone loss. Considering that clearing senescent cells improves cardiovascular function and reduces frailty and other issues, this treatment could have important implications for treating not only osteoporosis, but other age-related problems, the authors wrote."

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Re: Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon [big kahuna] [ In reply to ]
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Nah.

I'm already tired of everyone whining non-stop about "milllenials." I couldn't take a world with like a dozen different generations of people all whining about every generation younger than theirs.

Old people need to die. They just do.
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Re: Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon [big kahuna] [ In reply to ]
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fuck no , i already told my kids I’ll walk out back and shoot myself before they have to take care of me.

sometimes
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Re: Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon [big kahuna] [ In reply to ]
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I’d rather download into a robot body with a 200 year battery. And a giant hydraulic schlong.

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Re: Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon [big kahuna] [ In reply to ]
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Sign me up. I take a daily regimen of supplements daily because I not only want to live to see my kids grow older but I want to stay fit, both mentally and physically. It sucks to see your body deteriorate even though you workout regularly. If I thought my mind was going I'd voluntarily become soylent green.

"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Re: Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon [big kahuna] [ In reply to ]
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big kahuna wrote:
Faster, please. Before we all become too old to benefit from them. ;-)

"Imagine taking a pill that could extend your lifespan. This plotline exists in the pages of science fiction novels, but a class of drug that supports healthy aging, known as a senolytic drug, is currently being tested, and if proven safe, could do more than add years to your life. A new study which showed the drugs prevented age-related bone loss in mice has important implications in treating a host of other diseases related to aging, researchers said.

Cells constantly divide, a process that allows us to grow and heal, but as we age, some cells stop dividing and become “senescent.” These cells also emit toxins that contribute to a number of health conditions such as cancer, dementia, and arthritis. The older we are, the more of these senescent cells we accumulate. Enter senolytic drugs.

These drugs are designed to clear away senescent cells while leaving adjacent cells unharmed. According to the research, published online in Nature Medicine, these drugs supported healthy aging in mice and prevented bone loss. Considering that clearing senescent cells improves cardiovascular function and reduces frailty and other issues, this treatment could have important implications for treating not only osteoporosis, but other age-related problems, the authors wrote."

Want To Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs On Horizon; How They Work

No. They are not on the horizon, unless you are a mouse.
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Re: Wanna Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs Are On The Horizon [lunchbox] [ In reply to ]
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lunchbox wrote:
I’d rather download into a robot body with a 200 year battery. And a giant hydraulic schlong.

Now that's a program I could support. ;-)
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