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Dec 29, 2020

Drug reportedly reverses age-related mental decline in mice within days of first dose

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension, neuroscience

An experimental drug reversed age-related declines in memory and mental flexibility in old mice after just a few doses, according to a study by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

The drug, ISRIB, has previously been shown in other studies to restore normal cognitive function in mice after traumatic brain injury, enhance memory in healthy mice and mice with Down syndrome, as well as prevent noise-related hearing loss.

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