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View Resource Two New Studies Suggest That Caloric Restriction in Monkeys May Extend Their Life and Health

Dr. Roy Verdery of the Arizona Center on Aging recently announced results of a study in which captive monkeys that had a 30 percent reduction in calories had elevated levels of good cholesterol and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Working with a variety of taxa from mice to monkeys, scientists interested in the causes of aging have recently made significant advances in scientists'...