Bariatric surgery may reverse the shrinkage of telomeres

Bariatric surgery may reverse the shrinkage of telomeres

Posted by: on Feb 21, 2014 | No Comments

“This is the first study to demonstrate that surgical weight loss leads to decreased aging by increasing telomere length,” said lead author John M. Morton, MD, MPH, director of bariatric surgery, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif.

How Cancer Could Lead Us to the Fountain of Youth

How Cancer Could Lead Us to the Fountain of Youth

Posted by: on Feb 6, 2014 | No Comments

Dr. Rodney J. Taylor, associate professor and associate chairman of Research Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is working to uncover how cancer cells awaken the dormant JUVE gene and how scientists can apply the gene’s latent replenishing power to treat other afflictions.