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Anti-ageing medicine sells. So do all those supposedly age-defying lotions, creams, or injection-fillers. A century and more ago, people believed that young blood or the tissue from testicles would cure the (people who were) ageing of their ailments. Some people actively killed young people for the same reason. If the age-old-superstition stands valid, would we relive the horrors of the past? Here’s some Vampirism for you: recent research indicates that the blood of young people have factors that can give the old some youthful benefits. So, will ageing people start draining the blood of the young?

http://aeon.co/magazine/health/are-myths-about-the-rejuvenating-young-blood-true/

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