• Exercise Reduces Indicators of Senescent Cells in the Body

    7 days ago - By Discovery's Edge

    Senescent cells, sometimes called zombie cells, are major contributors of aging and can contribute to symptoms ranging from bone and muscle weakness to cognitive decline and frailty. They are regular cells that no longer function properly, but remain in tissues, causing problems. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Kogod Center on Aging have shown that regular exercise can reduce the signs of senescent cells and lessen some of the symptoms. The findings appear in the journal .
    Two major indicators of cellular senescence that can be measured in human blood samples are senescence-related proteins...
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