Scientist now believe that it is possible to stop the aging process quickly and make it possible for us to live to well into our 110’s or 120’s. The Diabetes drug Metformin, has been used in animal trials, and the FDA has given the go ahead to start human trials. Dr Jay Olshansky from the University of Illinois is quoted: “If successful it will mean that a person in their 70s would be as biologically healthy as a 50 year old. It could usher in a new era of ‘geroscience’ where doctors would no longer fight individual conditions like cancer, diabetes and dementia, but instead treat the underlying mechanism – ageing.” But, would you want to live that long? Think about it. There’s also mention that this could also help end diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Read on here to find out more.
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