In New Anti-Aging Strategy, Clearing Out Old Cells Increases Lifespan of Mice by 25 Percent

February 3, 2016: Read article in MIT Technology Review.

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have successfully increased the lifespan of mice by removing “senescent” cells. This technology could one day be used on humans to treat¬†diseases including glaucoma, arthritis, and heart disease and potentially extend human life.