Researchers might have found out how to keep our immune system healthy beyond the age of 40: by blocking a single key protein. But unfortunately, this isn't the Holy Grail just yet – while it would keep the immune response (preventing flu, sickness, and other viral or bacterial infectious diseases), it doesn't restore the youthful skin elasticity and muscular ability. Makes me wonder what the final drug cocktail comprising the legendary fountain of youth will turn out to contain.
/via +Tony Lawrence
Blocking key protein could halt age-related decline in immune system, study finds
The older we get, the weaker our immune systems tend to become, leaving us vulnerable to infectious diseases and cancer and eroding our ability to benefit from vaccination. Now scientists have found t…
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