Cancer-Fighting Gene Also Delays Ageing: Study

Published: Jul 19, 2007

LONDON (Reuters) - One of the genes that protects us from cancer may also help delay ageing, according to a new study published on Wednesday. The findings could also one day lead to new drugs that prevent or fight cancer while extending healthy youth and lifespan, said Manuel Serrano, a researcher at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, who worked on the study.

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