Mice who are given Rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug, for…


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Mice who are given Rapamycin, an immunosuppressant drug, for the first 45 days of life end up living 10% longer and show signs of improved metabolic health


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  1. So it may stimulate a stronger lifetime immune response but might that also be bad for some folks with metabolic- and immuno- diseases?

    Edit: it’s also worth noting it delayed reproductive age, but supposedly not fertility, and reduced body size..

  2. I thought most people on immunosuppressant in real life have a short life, but that could be due to transplantation.