Meditation associated with longer telomeres

Meditation associated with longer telomeres

Posted by: on May 23, 2013 | No Comments

Shorter telomeres have been linked to chronic stress. A recent study by Elizabeth Hoge and her colleagues at Harvard looked to determine if specific lifestyle behaviors, such as meditation, might mitigate the effects of stress and show longer telomere lengths.

Treating age-related diseases and increasing lifespan through hypothalamus

Treating age-related diseases and increasing lifespan through hypothalamus

Posted by: on May 10, 2013 | No Comments

Research carried out on mice by scientists at New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University found that the hypothalamus controls many aspects of aging, opening up the potential to slow down the aging process by altering signal pathways within that part of the brain.