Effects of prolonged-fasting in mice vs. non-dieting mice. (Image Credit: Christopher Hine, James R. Mitchell; Cell Stem Cell, Volume 14, Issue 6)

Effects of prolonged-fasting in mice vs. non-dieting mice. (Image Credit: Christopher Hine, James R. Mitchell; Cell Stem Cell, Volume 14, Issue 6)

The effects of prolonged-fasting in mice, compared to non-dieting mice. In past mouse studies, true fasting over prolonged periods has been associated with stem cell-based immune-system regeneration and immune-protection during chemotherapy and aging. (Image Credit: Christopher Hine, James R. Mitchell; Cell Stem Cell, Volume 14, Issue 6)