Published in Health Business Week, February 9th, 2007
This trend article is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify the most recent news developments at Scripps Research Institute, U.S.
Report 1: Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found that reducing the core body temperature of mice extends their median lifespan by up to 20 percent. This is the first time that changes in body temperature have been shown to affect lifespan in warm-blooded animals.
The findings appear in a paper in the journal Science.
"Our study shows it is possible to increase lifespan in mice by modest...
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