A proven approach to slow the aging process is dietary restriction, but new research helps explain the action of a drug that appears to mimic that process — rapamycin. The advance moves science closer to a compound that might slow aging and reduce age-related disease. The lead researcher said that this study “could provide a way not only to increase lifespan but to address some age-related diseases and improve general health.” … Read the Rest

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  • Keywords: Diabetes; Healthy Aging; Diseases and Conditions; Chronic Illness; Nutrition; Fitness
  • Description: A proven approach to slow the aging process is dietary restriction, but new research helps explain the action of a drug that appears to mimic that process — rapamycin. The advance moves science closer to a compound that might slow aging and reduce age-related disease. The lead researcher said that this study “could provide a way not only to increase lifespan but to address some age-related diseases and improve general health.”