Category Archives: anti-aging

Researchers use dietary supplement in atherosclerotic mice to lengthen telomeres.

In human cells, shortened telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of chromosomes, are both a sign of aging and contribute to it.  The effects of chronic diseases such as atherosclerosis and diabetes on blood vessels can be traced back to telomere shortening.  This means that treatments that can restore healthy telomeres have great potential.  Now, researchers at Emory University

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