Why slowing the aging process could save the U.S. trillions

BY SARAH CORAPI  October 7, 2013

Finding the fountain of youth might never happen. But new research shows that slowing down the aging process could be an imminent reality — and one that should be taken seriously.

As discussed in a new study in the journal Health Affairs, research is emerging about the aging process and how it can be decelerated. From manipulating genes to altering hormone levels, it seems there are several ways that aging can be delayed. These methods and others have proved promising in invertebrates and mammals, but scientists are just starting to scratch the surface of what they could mean for humans.

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October 8, 2014


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