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‘The spirit is undaunted’: Portraits showcase strength of senior athletes

“I said, OK, well my life is over, there’s nothing to do,” Meares said. But then her doctor said she could try walking a 23-minute mile — no faster, or she would risk injury. “It was so boring, so I started walking faster and faster,” Meares said. Four total knee replacement surgeries later, Meares brought… Read More »

‘The results were impressive’: Drug to fight aging purges the body of damaged ‘zombie cells’

A drug to fight aging may finally be on the horizon after the first trials in humans showed “impressive” results. For many years, scientists have known that an accumulation of senescent cells in the body is linked to aging symptoms such as frailty and arthritis, as well as diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Senescent… Read More »