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Genes Found That Slow Both Aging and Cancer, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study


10/15/2007 8:18:52 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers have identified a batch of genes that not only prevent cancer but slow the aging process in worms, and say they are now looking to see if the genes have the same properties in humans. Many of the genes in the worms are already known to have counterparts in humans, and the team at the University of California, San Francisco, say they hope to better understand some of the processes that cause both aging and cancer.

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