The ‘blood boy’ doctor doesn’t seeeeeeem like a vampire


The blood of America’s teenagers supposedly has the power to make you young again. 

No, this is not the plot of a horror movie, but the belief of a California doctor studying the little-known field of parabiosis— and you better believe Silicon Valley is eating it up. 

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The rough idea behind the science, which has been tested in mice and is now undergoing human trials, is that by transfusing plasma from a healthy young individual to an older person doctors might be able to reverse the latter’s symptoms of aging. Read more…

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