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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Yes, But What If You Have No Muscles?

This is awesome. Regenerating 20% of muscle mass in geezers. There's hope for the Kid to hang on long enough to download his brain into the computer!

The drug, called MK-677, was evaluated for its safety and effectiveness in a study that showed the drug restored 20 percent of muscle mass loss associated with normal aging. In fact, levels of growth hormone (GH) and of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF- I) in healthy seniors who took the drug increased to the levels found in healthy young adults, said Michael O. Thorner, a professor of internal medicine and neurosurgery at the University of Virginia Health System.


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