Scientists have restored sight in mice using a treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. Photo: Shutterstock Scientists have restored sight in mice using a treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists have restored sight in mice using a treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
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Glaucoma treatment hope after scientists reverse ageing in mice cells, ‘milestone’ finding with applications for dementia and other age-related diseases

  • Human embryo cells can repair and regenerate themselves, but lose that ability as we age; treatment turns back the clock in cells, allowing them to fix damage
  • The procedure could be tried on glaucoma patients within two years, and a neuroscientist says a decades-long search for tools to repair the aged brain is over

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Scientists have restored sight in mice using a treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. Photo: Shutterstock Scientists have restored sight in mice using a treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
Scientists have restored sight in mice using a treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
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