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Forever young: Study uncovers protein that keeps skin youthful

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By Kris Connor

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What foods contain this protein?

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Here is more detail: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/anti-aging-discovery-could-lead-to-restorative-skin-treatments/

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I don't really care about my looks. Does this protein also help keep my internal organs functioning youthfully into old age?

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apocynin from the root of Canadian Hemp according to Wikipedia!! Whoo Hoo! I mean... that's interesting

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How soon will this hit the already over-burdened shelves of the Japanese "kusuri-ya"?

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"Future studies are needed to determine the mechanisms of cell competition in other tissues, and to identify compounds capable of reversing aging in other organs,"

I hate to rain on anyone's parade, but if this successful then wouldn't that cause a catastrophic population explosion?

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A fascinating subject. Who does not want to look younger, and maybe even live longer?

BTW, average lifespan in 1800, 39 years, with about 1 billion humans on the planet.

Average lifespan in 2019, worldwide, about 72, and about 7.7 billion people on the planet, with threats to the biosphere both numerous and serious.

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