Cellular senescence and aging.

  title={Cellular senescence and aging.},
  author={Chih-ko Yeh},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  volume={22 7},
The recent publication by Baker et al. (2016) in Nature provides compelling evidence demonstrating that the elimination of senescent cells in mice extends healthy life span. This raises the possibility of being able to treat, prevent, or reverse age-related functional decline, chronic diseases, or aging itself. Cellular senescence was first observed more… CONTINUE READING