The cure for aging has long been the Holy Grail of medicine. Emerging technologies, like the gene editing tool CRISPR, have opened the floodgates to what may be possible for the future of medical science. The key to slowing down aging, however, may lie in a simple and age-old technique.
For the first time, Israeli scientists showed the reversal of aging in two key biological clocks in humans, by giving patients oxygen therapy in a pressurized chamber. The results appear in the journal Aging.
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As you grow older and your cells continue to divide, sequences of DNA at the end of chromosomes, called telomeres, gradually become shorter. Once the telomeres become too short, the cell can no longer replicate and eventually dies. This isn't necessarily a bad thing...Keep Reading With Pop Mech Pro
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