Young Blood Heals Fractures in Older Bones

The mythical “Fountain of Youth” isn’t in some far-off land; it’s flowing beat-by-beat inside every single young person.

Young blood, it turns out, contains special healing properties that seem to fade away as we get older. Scientists in a new study showed that old mouse bones healed faster after a fracture when they were enriched with fresh blood from a young mouse. The findings indicate that, rather than old bones themselves being the problem, fractures in the elderly could be addressed

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