Latest Telomere Stories
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.
Washington State University researchers have discovered a way to help cancer cells age and die, creating a promising avenue for slowing and even stopping the growth of tumors.
New research being presented this week is giving scientists new insight into why a restricted diet can lead to a longer lifespan and reduced incidence of age-related diseases for a wide variety of animals.
A new study suggests that shorter length of leukocyte telomeres â€“ chromosome markers of biological aging â€“ are associated with an increased risk of cancer and death from cancer.
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