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Anti-ageing treatments: these two drug types are being investigated

By Richard Faragher, Professor of Biogerontology, University of Brighton
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While more people may be living longer than ever before, this increase in life expectancy is accompanied by the development of age-related diseases – such as cancer or type 2 diabetes. This is why the a major new parliamentary report has been published in the UK, advocating greater investment in novel treatments that slow ageing, in a bid to bring people five more years of healthy, disease-free life.

The hope is that such treatments would either shorten the period of disease we…


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