A Bloody Good Cure for Aging?

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  1. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    Hello, boils and ghouls! Why not celebrate your Halloween with some spooktaculur science news?

    You know that old saying, "Blood is thicker than water?" Well, if recent experiments are to be believed, blood also beats water in the "reversing aging" department.

    Not only... what's that? I should cut to the chase? Very well then.
    [​IMG] The Goredian

    So, it seems that if you want to avoid getting old, you need to stay fresh with the young blood. (Note: This is not Rob Liefeld's Youngblood. That's known to significantly shorten the lifespan). Now, these tests have only been conducted on rodents, so it's too early too know what exactly human tests will entrail.

    Still, one can always hope; maybe we can finally develop a treatment for the ravages of time, one that won't bleed patients dry.

    (Thanks to Veho for the link!)
     
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  2. GammaGeorgeX

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    These pieces of news are always coming up. Something like this looks like one of those well tested theories, so yeah, things like this will probably figure themselves out soon!
     
  3. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    I can see this concept in a dystopian novel.
     
  4. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    True Blood with a scientific twist?
     
  5. Lilith Valentine

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    Sounds like the kinda news Elizabeth Báthory would enjoy hearing.:evil:
     
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    If you're okay with the fact that you're using blood from a child, you don't deserve to live.
     
  7. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    ...Is anyone suggesting that?
     
  8. Janthran

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    Yes.
     
  9. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    From the article...

     
  10. BrightNeko

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    I miss Gahars old avatar. :< an that is totally on topic since the new one is an old person. (lemon)
     
  11. Vulpes Abnocto

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  12. Janthran

    Janthran Solarian

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    Why don't you put the IMPORTANT bits in your posts?
    You always jump back up with some "THIS WAS IN THE SOURCE" thing every time I point out something controversial. T_T
     
  13. Vulpes Abnocto

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    He can't just plagiarize the source by copy/pasting the whole thing. We don't allow that.
     
  14. Haloman800

    Haloman800 a real gril

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    Well it looks like you could also take it from a teen, not just a young child, and I'd hope there would have to be consent on the blood donors side.

    I don't think I'd mind giving some blood if I knew it'd help my grandmother, but I can see a lot of grandchildren leaning towards the opposite side.
     
  15. Gahars
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    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    I provide a general summary of the article as we are supposed to (and throw in some puns for good measure). For people interested in learning more about the subject, and to give credit where credit is due, a link to the original text is provided.

    Plus, there's a difference between pointing out controversy and just jumping to wild conclusions.
     
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  16. TwinRetro

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    You could always read the source article.
     
  17. Narayan

    Narayan desu~

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    So vampires probably do exist.
     
  18. gamefan5

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    Did you bother to read the source before saying your comment?
     
  19. Janthran

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    Haha, you're funny
     
  20. Vampire Lied

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    So Elizabeth Bathory WAS on to something.
    You always have the best weird science news. :)