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Premature aging of stem cell telomeres, not inflammation, linked to emphysema.

Lung diseases like emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis are common among people with malfunctioning telomeres, the ‘caps’ or ends of chromosomes. Now, researchers from Johns Hopkins University say they have discovered … Continue Reading Premature aging of stem cell telomeres, not inflammation, linked to emphysema.