Latest Telomere Stories
With 655,000 deaths worldwide per year from colorectal cancer, it is the fourth most common form of cancer in the United States.
For the first time, researchers have found a link between long telomeres and an increased risk for colorectal cancer.
Accurate duplication of genetic material and the faithful segregation of chromosomes are critical for cell survival.
Like cats, human cells have a finite number of lives-once they divide a certain number of times (thankfully, more than nine) they change shape, slow their pace, and eventually stop dividing, a phenomenon called "cellular senescence".
Among patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy for severe aplastic anemia, a condition in which the bone marrow is unable to produce blood cells, the length of telomeres (chromosome markers of biological aging) was clearly associated with a higher rate of relapse and lower overall survival.
New paper in Nature by Portuguese researchers provides light on paradox in cell biology world.
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NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering study published in the Rejuvenation Research Journal today shows that TA-65, a natural Telomerase Activator made and marketed by Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc. ("T.A.
Children who experience trauma may enter a cycle of negative emotions â€” anxiety and depression â€” that could contribute to health problems later and precipitate an early death.
SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In a remarkable turn of events, arguably one of the strangest in the history of dietary supplements, men and women around the country are taking an herbal "belly fat" pill called RelacoreÂ® (from The Carter-Reed Company(TM)) to help reduce the signs of aging.