“As Pepin and other scientists finally begin to unravel what makes the reproductive system age so rapidly, they’re also uncovering a tantalizing possibility: There may be ways to slow that aging down. Not only could this extend a woman’s childbearing years, it could dramatically improve women’s health, staving off the ill effects associated with the onset of menopause. Research has shown that women who go through menopause later in life tend to live longer.”

From Bloomberg.