Michael Mosley: Secrets of the Superagers on SBS – In this new landmark 6-part science series, Dr Michael Mosley travels the world to meet extraordinary “superagers” – people who seem to defy the normal rules of ageing.
Michael has recently turned 65 and wants to know the secrets and the science to ageing well. Each episode explores a different aspect of ageing, from the body and brain, to our senses. Through his explorations, he reveals the latest scientific research on what we can all do to live longer, healthier lives.
Series One, Episode Six: Future of Ageing
In this final episode Michael looks at advances at the frontier of medicine that are attempting to turn back the clock on ageing. He starts in Tel Aviv, where he volunteers for some Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, which scientists claim can reverse ageing at a cellular level.
Meanwhile, researchers at biotech firm, Alkahest, in California, have developed a method of using plasma taken from young people’s blood to keep Parkinson’s disease at bay.
And in Cambridge, Michael meets geneticist Wolf Reik who has found a way of reprogramming human cells, to turn them back to a younger state.
Michael Mosley: Secrets of the Superagers – Final Episode – Wednesday, 13 September at 7.30pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (6 Parts)
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Michael Mosley: Secrets of the Superagers on SBS