June 30, 2011

New Drug Hope For 'Aging Disease' in Children

John Travis, Science Now

Progeria Research Found.

According to a new study, a drug approved to treat cancer and prevent the rejection of transplanted organs may also help children with progeria, a disease that resembles accelerated aging and typically kills those afflicted by their teens. The drug's effects on cells from these children is so striking, and the condition so devastating, that physicians and scientists are debating whether to proceed immediately with a clinical trial.

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TAGGED: Aging, Children, Progeria, Experimental Drug


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