Telome Health to launch saliva-based TeloTest

Telome Health to launch saliva-based TeloTest

Posted by: on Nov 29, 2012 | No Comments

Telome Health, Inc., developer of the TeloTest diagnostic test that measures average telomere length, has planned to launch saliva-based TeloTest in the first quarter of 2013.

Telomere Length Can Predict Longevity In The Wild

Telomere Length Can Predict Longevity In The Wild

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2012 | No Comments

New research from the University of East Anglia in the UK has found a correlation among biological age, longevity and an individual’s DNA by studying a wild population of Seychelles Warblers on a small island.

Elizabeth Blackburn hopes to collaborate with Taiwan

Elizabeth Blackburn hopes to collaborate with Taiwan

Posted by: on Nov 16, 2012 | No Comments

Elizabeth Blackburn is visiting Taiwan for the first time to speak about her Nobel winning research into how telomeres are connected to mortality risks and aging-related disease, expressing the hope that her visit will “prompt interest” in future collaboration.

Large telomere study shows aging association, but doesn’t prove cause-and-effect

Large telomere study shows aging association, but doesn’t prove cause-and-effect

Posted by: on Nov 8, 2012 | No Comments

Beyond the association between shortened telomeres and the aging body, it is still unclear whether telomere length (TL) affects health, or is simply a by-product of aging.

Shortened telomeres & depression significantly reduced bladder cancer patients’ survival

Shortened telomeres & depression significantly reduced bladder cancer patients’ survival

Posted by: on Nov 2, 2012 | No Comments

Recent data presented at the11th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research revealed shortened telomeres and depression significantly reduced bladder cancer patients’ survival.