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Dog Longevity

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Dogs are our best friends. They live with us, bring us joy and unconditional love but unfortunately they don’t live very long. The average lifespan for dogs is 10 – 13 years. On this episode meet the researchers at UW Medicine who are setting out to change that! They’ve embarked on a new study using the drug rapamycin to elongate the most healthy years of a dog’s life. And they say, it could eventually work on people too. (more…)