Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 8 March 2006
Vol. 2006, Issue 6, p. or6


Mouse Study Suggests Cancer Drugs Could Help Prematurely Aging Kids

John Travis

Abstract: Science 311, 934-935 (2006).

In a paper published online by Science on 16 February, a research team reports that a drug originally developed to treat cancer can forestall symptoms in and increase the survival of mice with a disease similar to Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, an extremely rare genetic condition that causes what looks like premature aging.

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