The U.S. military is testing a new 'anti-aging' pill that could inhibit or reduce the effects of getting older.
Being developed by Special Operations Command (SOCOM), the pill is part of the Pentagon's goal to 'improve human performance.' reported Breaking Defense.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The medication would help boost levels of a compound, which decrease inflammation, slow neurodegeneration and rejuvenate cells.
SOCOM is expected to begin clinical trials next year.
If results are successful, the pill could have the potential 'to truly delay aging, truly prevent onset of injury - which is just amazingly game changing,' Lisa Sanders, director of science and technology for Special Operations Forces, acquisition, technology & logistics (SOF AT&L) told Breaking Defense.
The U.S. military's Special Operations Command is teaming up with laboratory Metro International Biochem to test a new 'anti-aging' pill that would boost levels of a compound called NAD+ (file image)