The dream of a long, healthy and energetic lifespan has come one step closer thanks to breakthrough research.
The promising anti-aging strategy is to clear old, damaged cells from the body. These are called senescent cells but I think of them as “zombie” cells. They build up in our tissues, promote chronic inflammation and go hand in hand with the so-called diseases of aging.
Like the creatures in those popular horror movies, legions of zombie cells take over the body and kill off healthy tissue – and eventually us.
Scientists have been mystified by the exact role of the immune system in this […]