Drugs that could combat aging and help people to live to 150-years-old may be available within five years, following breakthrough research. Would you want to live longer?

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The new medicine will contain synthetic versions of resveratrol which is found in red wine and is believed to have an anti-ageing effect. According to the Daily Mail, Genetics professor David Sinclair, based at Harvard University, said: 'Ultimately, these drugs would treat one disease, but unlike drugs of today, they would prevent 20 others.