US SOCOM to test anti-aging pill: Report

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United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will begin testing of an exploratory anti-aging pill next year, Breaking Defence reported in an article published on Wednesday.


The defence-focused news outlet also cited SOCOM director Lt. Cmdr. Tim Hawkins.

“These efforts are not about creating physical traits that don't already exist naturally,” Hawkins was reported as saying.

“This is about enhancing the mission readiness of our forces by improving performance characteristics that typically decline with age.”

According to the Breaking Defence article, SOCOM has partnered with Metro International Biotech laboratory to develop the drug.

“Essentially, we are working with leading industry partners and clinical research institutions to develop a nutraceutical, in the form of a pill that is suitable for a variety of uses by both civilians and military members, whose resulting benefits may include improved human performance – like increased endurance and faster recovery from injury,” Hawkins was also quoted as saying.

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US SOCOM to test anti-aging pill: Report

2021/07/1625265028.jpg
Read: 624     14:44     03 July 2021    

United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) will begin testing of an exploratory anti-aging pill next year, Breaking Defence reported in an article published on Wednesday.


The defence-focused news outlet also cited SOCOM director Lt. Cmdr. Tim Hawkins.

“These efforts are not about creating physical traits that don't already exist naturally,” Hawkins was reported as saying.

“This is about enhancing the mission readiness of our forces by improving performance characteristics that typically decline with age.”

According to the Breaking Defence article, SOCOM has partnered with Metro International Biotech laboratory to develop the drug.

“Essentially, we are working with leading industry partners and clinical research institutions to develop a nutraceutical, in the form of a pill that is suitable for a variety of uses by both civilians and military members, whose resulting benefits may include improved human performance – like increased endurance and faster recovery from injury,” Hawkins was also quoted as saying.

Daily Sabah



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