Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells

Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells

Date: January 23, 2015 Source: Stanford University Medical Center Summary: A new procedure can quickly and efficiently increase the length of human telomeres, the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are linked to aging and disease, according to scientists....
Do these startling longevity studies mean your lifespan could double?

Do these startling longevity studies mean your lifespan could double?

Biologists have successfully extended the life spans of some mice by as much as 70%, leading many to believe that ongoing experimentation on our mammalian cousins will eventually lead to life-extending therapies in humans. But how reliable are these studies? And do...
Aging Isn't Fixed, Which Means We Can Manipulate It

Aging Isn't Fixed, Which Means We Can Manipulate It

When I was younger, about ten years old, I realized that everyone ages and dies. And I thought well why should that be? Can’t we do something about it? I then thought I’d do it. I’ll study aging and figure it out, and I’ll find a solution so people don’t have to age...
Healthy Lifestyle Retards Cells Aging

Healthy Lifestyle Retards Cells Aging

    By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 30, 2014 New research presents evidence that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, a healthy lifestyle may counteract many of...
Healthy lifestyle may slow aging in our cells

Healthy lifestyle may slow aging in our cells

By Michelle Castillo / CBS News/ September 17, 2013, 3:44 PM Healthy lifestyle may slow aging in our cells- It’s no secret that paying attention to diet, exercise, stress levels and getting social support may extend your life. But a new study shows healthy...