Drug cocktail that could delay ageing

Lifespan of worms that received drugs nearly doubled - and they lived in good health: Yale-NUS College study

Researchers in Singapore are studying if pharmaceutical drugs can work to not only extend human lives, but also help people live healthier even as they live longer.

This comes after a team of scientists from Yale-NUS College found that the lifespan of a species of microscopic worms was almost doubled when given a combination of pharmaceutical drugs.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 29, 2018, with the headline 'Drug cocktail that could delay ageing'. Print Edition | Subscribe