By Delaying The Aging Of DNA — And The Same Principles Could Apply To Humans Too, Study Claims
By IAN RANDALL
Male sheep who have been castrated might live as much as 60 per cent longer than their intact counterparts by delaying the aging of DNA, a study has found.
And it’s even possible that testes removal may offer the same benefits for human men as well, researchers led from the University of Otago have suggested.
It is well known that women and ewes tend to outlive men and rams, respectively — and the new findings shine a light on the role of male hormones in this phenomenon.
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