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Longevity hormone boosts memory and protects against brain aging in mice

11:00 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Science Daily

In a study that augues well for the therapeutic potential of klotho -- a life-extending protein hormone that a minority of people naturally produce at high levels -- scientists 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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