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Tag: GDF11

Depression
Scientists have shown that the protein GDF11 can reverse depression-like symptoms in naturally aged mice and in a mouse model of depression. Depressed humans have lower GDF11 as well [1]. Depression and aging Severe mental disorders, including depression, have been linked to significantly shorter lifespans [2]. According to one study, depressed people β€œhave a higher...
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Elevian is a company that we have been keeping an eye on for a while, as it works on identifying blood factors that can spur regeneration. In particular, the company has been working with a naturally occurring molecule known as growth differentiation factor 11 (GDF11). Previous research has shown that when aged mice are given...