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Tag: Testosterone

Sheep
Researchers have shown that castration makes male sheep live longer, and they’ve also used genomic data to get a basic understanding of the mechanism behind this longevity [1]. While castration is unlikely to be part of a life extension therapy, unraveling its effect on lifespan will help flesh out the link between sex hormones and...
Rat in maze
Researchers from Hebei Medical University in China have found that testosterone supplementation ameliorates age-related brain dysfunction in male rats. A focus on mitochondria Why we Age: Mitochondrial DysfunctionAs they age, the mitochondria in our cells lose their ability to provide cellular energy and release reactive oxygen species that harm cells and cause increasing levels of...