Improving lifespan via 'zombie cell' elimination

Senescent cells accumulate with age and are associated with many disease states people experience later in life. Over time, these cells stop dividing but do not die off, which is hw they earned the nickname "zombie cells.” Researchers believe that these cells have a lot to do with advanced aging and scientists are racing to find solutions that could dramatically help improve one’s health span, or how long someone lives without the threat of disease and chronic illnesses.


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