What do astronauts and mountain climbers have to do with your wrinkles or heart disease? A lot, thanks to recent studies that have researchers looking up for anti-aging solutions for ailments like skin damage to heart, lung and brain diseases. The high altitudes found at Mount Everest and the unique conditions of living in space have proven to be ripe for research. In late May, a team of researchers from Mayo Clinic accompanied 10 climbers to Mount Everest to see what effect high altitudes have on the brain, heart and lungs, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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