Could the protein klotho block aging and dementia? A UCSF researcher aims to use klotho to treat aging and dementia in humans. The treatment has already improved brain function in mice.

<p><a target='_blank' href='https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-01-protein-klotho-block-dementia-aging.html'><img src='http://longevityfacts.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/a2e9b05a-d780-456f-a7cc-f9a0776e083c.jpg' class='aligncenter' style='width: 25%'/></a></p><blockquote>Neurologist and neuroscientist Dena Dubal, MD, Ph.D., is taking an innovative approach to battling neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Rather than trying to understand the specific mechanism</blockquote><p>Sourced through Scoop.it from: <a target='_blank' href='https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-01-protein-klotho-block-dementia-aging.html'>medicalxpress.com</a></p>

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