The successful test of the “elixir of youth” in rodents were reported by the staff of the medical centre of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
The main component of the new drug is a peptide that causes aging cells to self-destruct. As a result, they no longer slow down the healing of wounds, fight tumor and do not contribute to the development of diseases.
Experimental mice whose age was comparable to 90-year-old elderly people have become a lot more strong and hardy. Furthermore, there were improvement of their internal organs and the growth of hair.
The next and most important stage of the research should be human trials. The authors hope that their medicine may be effective against cancer.
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