Study finds link between telomere shortening and heart attack risk

Study finds link between telomere shortening and heart attack risk

Posted by: on Mar 28, 2012 | No Comments

A recent study has once again found a possible link between telomere shortening and an increased risk of disease.

Study suggests that omega-3 fatty acids stave off heart disease and help telomeres

Study suggests that omega-3 fatty acids stave off heart disease and help telomeres

Posted by: on Mar 23, 2012 | No Comments

It has been known for years that omega-3 fatty acids (found in certain types of oily fish) help to stave off heart disease, though the reasons why have been largely unknown until now.

Zebra Finch study correlates telomere length in early life to longevity

Zebra Finch study correlates telomere length in early life to longevity

Posted by: on Mar 16, 2012 | No Comments

In one of the first studies of its kind, a team of researchers from the University of Glasgow and the University of Exeter at Cornwall have conducted a study which measured the telomere length and the complete lifespan of 99 Zebra Finches.

Copenhagen General Population Study links short telomeres with increased health risk

Copenhagen General Population Study links short telomeres with increased health risk

Posted by: on Mar 7, 2012 | No Comments

A team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has been conducting an ongoing study of over 20,000 Danes in which each individual’s DNA has been isolated and their telomere lengths analyzed.