We’re living longer than ever before. But are we living better? Scientists are developing new medicines designed to reverse ageing. These drugs seek out and destroy the ‘sleeping cells’ that cause inflammation – a major driver for age-related disease. Neuroscientist Dr Sarah McKay uncovers this extraordinary new science, by speaking to Prof Judi Campisi and Prof Simon Melov at the Buck Institute. To read more on senescent cells: https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/20… Australians can watch the full ‘Staying Younger For Longer’ series here: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/catalyst Subscribe: https://ab.co/2YFO4Go Like: https://www.facebook.com/ABCScience Follow: https://twitter.com/ABCscience This is an official Australian Broadcasting Corporation YouTube channel. ******** Contributions may be removed if they violate ABC’s Online Conditions of Use http://www.abc.net.au/conditions.htm (Section 3).