Excerpt from original article by Sandee LaMotte on CNN Health.
One organ in a woman’s body ages more than twice as fast as all other tissues, wreaking havoc with both fertility and long-term health.
“Ovaries are very strange, very odd in terms of the rest of the human body. We can think about them like an accelerated model for human aging,” said Jennifer Garrison, an assistant professor at California’s Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the world’s first biomedical research institution devoted exclusively to the science of aging.
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