Anicet Mbida 06:52 am, 05 June 2023

Anicet Mbida gives us every morning what is best in innovation. This Monday, he is interested in the pressure of water that would allow our cells to regenerate faster which would slow down aging.

The innovation of the day is a new technique to rejuvenate. Apparently, it would be enough to spend a few months underwater!

Not even need to go very deep, ten meters is enough. Because apparently, when our body is subjected to strong pressures (such as those under water), our cells would regenerate faster which would slow down aging. That's what Joseph Dituri, a researcher at the University of South Florida, tried to verify. At the beginning of March, he settled in a capsule of about ten square meters, submerged at a depth of 9 meters. It had all the comforts, internet access, sports equipment, microwave oven and regular refueling.

Nine meters doesn't seem like much. But the pressure is still one and a half times higher than atmospheric pressure. For example, bananas were brought to him. They all broke out! This is why he is regularly followed by doctors. And it has now been more than 90 days that he lives underwater, more than 3 months. He broke the record which was, until now, 73 days.

Okay then? Does it work or not? Has it rejuvenated?

Apparently, yes!

We do not yet have formal proof, because it will not be released until the end of the week. But he says that tests carried out on his body show that he has ten times more stem cells than when he arrived (stem cells are those magic cells capable of making any organ and which become scarce with age). In addition, its inflammatory markers would have been halved. His cholesterol would have dropped by 72 points. Even better: its telomeres, components located at the end of chromosomes, which shorten with age, would have grown by 20%. All this, without losing muscle mass. Which makes him say that his metabolism would have rejuvenated by a good ten years.

If it's true, it's a dream: gaining ten years in three months of underwater vacation is not bad.

We will still wait for it to come back to confirm these results. But you are right. If it works, expect to see a new type of spa treatment, with underwater institutes where we will propose to spend a few days to lose a few years. Michael Jackson was perhaps visionary with his pressurized box where he settled so as not to age.