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Daemon
Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Blood from Young Improves Memory in Old

Transfusing the blood plasma of young mice into older mice allowed them to perform better on tests of memory than their peers, suggesting that some factor or factors in the blood of the young can reverse certain aging processes. Researchers are now trying to identify which factors accomplish this and whether similar benefits would be seen in human trials. More...
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Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014 2:07:50 PM

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Daemon wrote:
Blood from Young Improves Memory in Old

Transfusing the blood plasma of young mice into older mice allowed them to perform better on tests of memory than their peers, suggesting that some factor or factors in the blood of the young can reverse certain aging processes. Researchers are now trying to identify which factors accomplish this and whether similar benefits would be seen in human trials. More...


I'm not sure that people would be entirely thrilled to donate blood just so it might be used to rejuvenate us older folks. It is asking a bit much of the young to rejuvenate us.

Now, if they could find a way to extract whatever substance rejuvenates the mice, and concentrate it into some kind of medication that humans could take--that would be something to look at. . .

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Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014 2:34:12 PM
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Those whom the gods love (with charisma) grow young (with others' plasma).
Celebrities and other famously rich: take notice, buy, buy, buy plasma from the young!

Could be what Oscar Wilde anticipated in his quote: "Those whom the gods love grow young."

Shashank Kumar Singh
Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014 10:52:03 PM

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Daemon wrote:
Blood from Young Improves Memory in Old

Transfusing the blood plasma of young mice into older mice allowed them to perform better on tests of memory than their peers, suggesting that some factor or factors in the blood of the young can reverse certain aging processes. Researchers are now trying to identify which factors accomplish this and whether similar benefits would be seen in human trials. More...
Shame on you
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