Breakthrough: The Age of Aging

National Geographic

In some ways, humankind has been successful in its eternal search for the fountain of youth. But now that living into our 80s is commonplace, we end up with an older and sicker population. To enhance our quality of life, pioneering researchers are dedicated to extending the healthy years of our lifespan. They believe they have the knowledge to identify and slow the mechanisms of aging and are working to change the way we treat the diseases of aging, as well as the way we think of longevity.
Aired:
May 09, 2019
Watch Until:
Jun 07, 2019