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Over the past decade, a drug called rapamycin has shown promise in extending life by delaying the onset of aging-related diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease, and also postponing the effects of normal aging. Novartis, the $260 billion Swiss pharmaceutical giant, has begun taking the first steps to position its version of rapamycin, Afinitor, as the first true anti-aging drug. Take a look for yourself.

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