Tuberculosis induces premature cellular aging
Researchers found that the cells of humans and animals who have recovered from tuberculosis had prematurely aged up to 12 to 14 years. It’s possible that this premature cellular aging is one reason why survivors of tuberculosis have a high risk of mortality.
Materials provided by Baylor College of Medicine. Original written by Dipali Pathak. Note: Content may be edited for style and length.
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