Sugared Soda Consumption Associated with Cell Aging

Sugared Soda Consumption Associated with Cell Aging

Posted by: on Jul 22, 2016 | No Comments

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers who found in a new study that drinking sugary drinks was associated with cell aging.

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 percent

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 percent

Posted by: on Oct 15, 2015 | No Comments

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 percent longer.

Blood test promises to help you stall old age

Blood test promises to help you stall old age

Posted by: on Jan 29, 2015 | No Comments

Capitalizing on the culture’s growing obsession with health-monitoring through tech, a fitness-tracking company promises that its latest creation allows users to literally defy aging.

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.

Caffeine, Alcohol Have Opposite Effects on Telomeres

Caffeine, Alcohol Have Opposite Effects on Telomeres

Posted by: on Dec 5, 2013 | No Comments

Diet, and not only the environment and physiological changes, may have an influence on the length of telomeres, showing caffeine seems to shorten and alcohol seems to lengthen telomeres.