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Young Blood May Hold Key to Reversing Aging

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by joseephuss, May 5, 2014.

  1. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/05/science/young-blood-may-hold-key-to-reversing-aging.html?_r=0

    Young Blood May Hold Key to Reversing Aging

    Two teams of scientists published studies on Sunday showing that blood from young mice reverses aging in old mice, rejuvenating their muscles and brains. As ghoulish as the research may sound, experts said that it could lead to treatments for disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.

    “I am extremely excited,” said Rudolph Tanzi, a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, who was not involved in the research. “These findings could be a game changer.”

    The research builds on centuries of speculation that the blood of young people contains substances that might rejuvenate older adults.
     
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  2. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Elizabeth Bathory was on to something?
     
  3. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    vampires have known this for centuries.
     
  4. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Who wants to live forever, not me.
     
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  5. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Now I have the Queen song from the Highlander movie in my head and I am blaming you for it. :)
     
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  6. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Me, either; however, it would be nice to possibly live "better" when at an older age because of new findings such as these.
     
  7. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    The next question that comes to mind is " will blood from an older person make a young person feel old"?
     
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  8. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    oh well. who wants to live forever? HAHAHAHA! DIVE!!!​
     
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  9. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    There can only be one.

    *runs from thread and ducks for cover*
     
  10. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    If you could have the quality of life of a healthy 40 year old at age 80 .... Then The quality of life of an 80 year old at age 120..... Would you not take it?


    "Live long enough to live forever"
     
  11. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    No. I don't want to be scientifically altered. It won't stop there. Next thing we will be part cyborg. Myself I don't want to live till 80. 60-65, that's it for me.
     
  12. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    The movie really was in many ways depressing. Living all those years yet always having to be ready to fight to the death; loneliness; making friends and watching them get old and die. Having to keep moving when someone notices you not aging. Immortality might not be worth it.
     
  13. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Do you want to live forever?


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    Come on you apes, you wanna live forever?
     
  14. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    If you eat GMO food, you probably have already been altered.
     
  15. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    If I get a third eye on my head, we'll know.
     
  16. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    You are already scientifically altered. Think about it.
     
  17. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365 Staff Member

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    lol. Those are pretty good. May as well add Jack to the mix:

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    Who's to say I won't live forever?​
     
  18. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Chemically altered
     
  19. Corso

    Corso Well-Known Member

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    Flash Gordon was such a horribly terrific movie.

    That man had the best teeth in Cinema until King Teethonidas.
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  20. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't you live extra long at the old age though?

    Instead of a few years of an old enough age to suck, you'd have many.

    Guess that's the trade off.
     

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