Items Tagged ‘senescent cells’

September 17, 2020

Turning back the clock on aging

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic are probing ways to activate the body’s regenerative potential to slow the clock on chronic conditions that set in as we age. From cancer to diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease, another birthday adds to a person’s risk of developing chronic disease. September is Healthy Aging Month, a time to focus on the […]

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Tags: Aging, geriatrics, Healthy Aging Month, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Nathan LeBrasseur, Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, senescent cells

November 29, 2018

Animal Model Suggests Metabolic Syndrome May Impair Repair

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

In the body, repair is constant process. So it’s a good thing the body has a Star Trek-like replicator in the mesenchymal stem cell. These act as the raw material for future muscles, cartilage, or bone cells, to name a few. But scientists at Mayo report that if the ship isn’t healthy, the replicator may […]

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Tags: Dr. Lilach Lerman, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, mesenchymal stem cells, metabolic syndrome, research, senescent cells

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