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Hormone shows promise as cognition enhancer

08:00 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

In a study that augurs well for the therapeutic potential of klotho - a life-extending protein hormone that a minority of people naturally produce at high levels - scientists at UC San Francisco have found that administering a fragment of the klotho protein to young, aging or impaired mice rapidly improves their cognitive and physical performance.

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