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Scientists Halt Aging by Tweaking Activity in Almond-Sized Brain Region

Anonymous Coward writes | about a year ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Scientists have discovered for the first time that the body's aging switch may be located in the brain region that controls growth, reproduction and metabolism.
The latest study, published online in the journal Nature, revealed that the brain's hypothalamus, an almond-sized brain region located just above the brain stem deep in the brain, may be the body's "fountain of aging".
Experts believe the latest discovery could lead to new treatments for extending lifespan and combating age-related diseases"

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