A study published in the journal "Aging Cell" shows that popular drugs used to treat cardiovascular disease can slow down the aging process. Although the analyses involved animals, the authors believe that they may prove to be an effective anti-aging strategy.
Hypertension drugs can prolong life
A group of researchers from Europe and the United States has made a remarkable discovery. Scientists have proven that rylmenidine prolongs life and improves health indicators in animals. The drug is currently used in patients with hypertension.
"We would now like to investigate whether rylmenidine may have other clinical applications," added Prof. Magalhães.