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Anti-aging vaccine clears out dysfunctional cells that cause disease

Many of the all-too-familiar symptoms of aging can be attributed to a build-up of senescent cells, those which have stopped dividing. In a new study, researchers in Japan have identified a protein specific to these cells and developed a vaccine that can clear them away, with tests on mice reducing the effects of aging.

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Anti-aging vaccine clears out dysfunctional cells that cause disease
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