Creaking knees, wrinkles and getting closer to death every single day – age is no friend of the human body. But an extraordinary new anti-ageing technique promises to slow down the process, reported The Indian Express. In fact, it can see humans live to 150 and also allow them to regrow their organs by 2020.
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Harvard Professor David Sinclair and researchers from the University of New South Wales developed a new process to slow down ageing. The technique, which involves reprogramming cells, can not only allow people to regenerate their organs but also allow paralysis sufferers to move again, with human trials due within two years.
It was found in the same research that the lifespan of mice could be increased by 10% by giving them a vitamin B derivative pill. In what is both good news and groundbreaking, it also observed that the pill led to a reduction in age-related hair loss.
The science behind the pill involves the molecule Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD), which is believed to be capable of generating energy in the human body. The chemical is already used as a supplement for treating Parkinson’s disease and fighting jet lag.
Professor Sinclair, who is using his own molecule to reduce ageing, said that his biological age has reduced by 24 years after taking the pill. His father, 79, has taken to adventure sports such as white water rafting and backpacking after he started using the molecule a year-and-a-half ago!
In case you are not convinced of this miracle yet, his sister-in-law gained her fertility back after taking the treatment, despite having started to transition into menopause in her 40s, according to Professor Sinclair.
Regarding the availability of the pill to the general public and its cost, it is expected to be available to the public within five years and cost the same each day as a cup of coffee.
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However, Dr. Sinclair warned people not to try to reverse the aging process before the research paper has been published or peer-reviewed.
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