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Telomeres Aging

Scientists Find Another Reason To Avoid Sugary Sodas

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.21.2014 | Science

Soft drinks have been linked to a number of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. And now a new study suggests that drinkin...

Disturbing Link Between Racism & Aging Revealed In New Research

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that experiencing racism is bad for your health. In fact, racial discrimination has been linked to depression, cardiovascul...

How and Why We Age: The Power of Telomeres and Telomerase

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Kravetz

Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.

A Recipe For Life: 4 Ways To Change Your DNA

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Reasonable lifestyle changes make a huge difference in living longer, healthier lives, and are simpler than you think. Like I tell my clients, it's the small changes that add up to a winning recipe.

The Breakthrough That Will Change The Way You Age

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Thea Singer Fifteen minutes with a scientist who's unlocking the secrets to better aging. Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, won the world's atte...

Can Your DNA Predict Longevity? | Posted 01.13.2012 | Fifty

What if your doctor could tell you how long your life would be -- while you were still young? That's the possibility offered by a study released this ...

Tell Us More Telomeres: Anecdotes From A Nobel Prize Winner

| Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Thea Singer (Click here for the original article) The little tips of chromosomes get shorter every time a cell divides, and this shortening is ...

Telomeres: The Aging Process Between Our Cells And Our Selves

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

We have known for many years that as a cell ages, its telomeres become shorter.