Discovered chemical cocktails that can reverse aging: Harvard researchers claimtext_fields
Massachusetts: Scientists at Harvard University claim to have discovered a drug cocktail that could reserve aging, New York Post reported.
Cheering up people who love protracted youthfulness, they found means to reverse cellular aging by chemically induced reprogramming.
The six chemical cocktails involved in the process could reverse aging by several years in both humans and mice skins, the report said citing Journal Aging.
Harvard researcher David Sinclair tweeted that age reversal as they had previously showed through gene therapy is possible with chemical cocktail, adding that it is ‘ a step towards affordable whole-body rejuvenation’.
Many of the chemical agents in the chemical cocktails ( each containing five to seven) are already in use to treat physical and mental disorders.
Sinclair claimed a team of researchers spent three years to find ways to reverse cellular aging and rejuvenating cells.
‘'Studies on the optic nerve, brain tissue, kidney, and muscle have shown promising results, with improved vision and extended lifespan in mice and, recently, in April of this year, improved vision in monkeys,’ , his tweet said.
Sinclair said that preparations for human clinical trials are underway and it will start next year.
However, other scientists do not buy these claims with a Harvard professor warning that it is ‘mostly hype and preliminary’.