Wanted: Young Rat Blood Donors
Those wild and crazy longevity research scientists are just having way too much fun with rats in the lab.
Not only have they recently proved that a balanced diet increases those little critters lifespan, researchers have now demonstrated that old rat’s blood replaced with young rat’s blood, has amazing anti-aging effects on the old-ass rats.
This news has got a lotta people in the let’s all make love and live forever, community clamor for similar tests on humans. Maybe they need to talk to the Rolling Stones Keith Richards, who it’s rumored, has been getting his old blood replaced with new regularly, for near 50 years. Not that I’m suggesting this is true… Click Here For More Bloody Rat News
Cancer News: cancer chemotherapy accelerates aging process. Just released test by researchers at the University of North Carolina, think this discovery could help doctors select less invasive, and more individualized, cancer treatments. The test was done on breast cancer patients. Read More Here
From Rats To Monkeys: Yo, can a monkey get a double cheeseburger, and a chocolate shake, over here, please?
This from the University of Wisconsin-Madison: “a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets…”
Twenty-five years of these poor monkeys eating 30% less food than the other test group. They may be in better shape, age-wise, and healthier, but it’s probably because they’re busy plotting to break outta that joint and meet up at the nearest Golden Corral! Then again, the test shows positive if you’re after slowing down the aging process. Read The Monkey Story Here
More Scams Aimed At Senior Citizens: Scammers just can’t get enough of the old stuff, I guess. Check out the latest scams here
Sound Wave Skin Therapy Approved: FDA has recently approved non-invasive ultherapy surgery for facial lifts. Click Here To Get Story
High Protein Diet Warning: Uh oh, my diet is fairly high in protein and low in carbohydrates. Researchers at the University of Sydney have recently released a new study saying this diet could shorten life spans by 30%. Not good news for me. Click Here To Read Story
That’s it for today’s aging news. Hope you found it helpful. I’m off to stock up on carbohydrates.
Ideas for me, your aging related story, or comments are very damn welcome.