Key checkpoint enzymes that contribute to telomerase regulation identified

Key checkpoint enzymes that contribute to telomerase regulation identified

Posted by: on Nov 30, 2011 | No Comments

For the first time, the enzymes which trigger the regulation of telomerase have been identified by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.

Telome Health, Inc. Launches First Trial in Telomeres Testing

Telome Health, Inc. Launches First Trial in Telomeres Testing

Posted by: on Nov 30, 2011 | No Comments

Telome Health, Inc. (THINC), a biotechnology firm based in Menlo Park, CA has launched the beginning phase of a research study that will measure and analyze age-based average telomere lengths of Bay Area residents.

From information to action…

From information to action…

Posted by: on Nov 17, 2011 | No Comments

We created agemarker.com first and foremost as a clearinghouse for credible information around healthy aging and telomere science.

But we aspire to be more than that—we want to support you as part of a community of people taking concrete steps to improve our health now, and our prospects for healthy aging in the future.

Study shows that depression and stress accelerate aging

Study shows that depression and stress accelerate aging

Posted by: on Nov 16, 2011 | No Comments

According to research done by a team at the Department of Medical Bioscience in Umeå University in Sweden, people who exhibit signs of ongoing depression and chronic stress possess shorter telomeres in their white blood cells, which have been previously shown to accelerate the aging process in an individual.

Offspring of high stress mothers prone to premature aging

Offspring of high stress mothers prone to premature aging

Posted by: on Nov 14, 2011 | No Comments

Mark Haussman and a team of researchers at Bucknell University have recently discovered that high prenatal stress levels during fetal development in chickens leaves offspring at a much greater risk for having oxidative damage, hyperactive stress responses, premature aging, and shorter telomere lengths later in life.