Stem Cells and the Death of Old Age
Here’s a cheery question: what medical condition claims more lives than any other? The answer might surprise you. It’s not cancer, heart disease or strokes. It’s old age.
That may sound a bit ridiculous - old age isn’t a disease, it’s just a fact of life. Right?
But what if old age isn’t as inevitable as we think? Recent advances in stem cell therapies might help us to push back old age and even bring the idea of 'eternal youth’ out of the realm of fantasy and into the domain of medical science.
Sounds too good to be true? Let's find out...