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Low Calorie Diet Protects Brain Cells, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Study


5/22/2013 7:23:07 AM

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Activating an enzyme known to play a role in the anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction delays the loss of brain cells and preserves cognitive function in mice, according to a study published in the May 22 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings could one day guide researchers to discover drug alternatives that slow the progress of age-associated impairments in the brain.

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