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Blood from human teens rejuvenates the body and brains of old mice.

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Finally, a use for teenagers!

Blood plasma from young people has been found to rejuvenate old mice, improving their memory, cognition, and physical activity. 

The method has the potential to be developed into a treatment for people.

The key to youth appears to be in the blood plasma – the liquid part of blood. Several studies have found that injecting plasma from young mice into old mice can help rejuvenate the brain and other organs, including the liver, heart, and muscle.

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