Health and Longevity through Telomere Science

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If you haven’t heard much about Telomeres, you soon will!

If you haven’t heard much about Telomeres, you soon will!

They are the ends of the Chromosomes on every cell in your body; the Nobel Prize was recently awarded to scientists who’ve identified them as a biological clock closely tied to living a longer, healthier life. We’ve created agemarker.com to keep you informed on the latest developments on this important science and– most importantly–how you can apply it to your life.

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.

Are Unfrozen Bacteria Extending This Russian Scientist’s Life?

Are Unfrozen Bacteria Extending This Russian Scientist’s Life?

Posted by: on Oct 1, 2015 | No Comments

Russian scientist Anatoli Brouchkov claims he has used a frozen bacteria to discover the key to “eternal life,”

Why stress of divorce could make you age more quickly: Breakups, bereavements and unemployment can make body’s genetic material deteriorate prematurely

Why stress of divorce could make you age more quickly: Breakups, bereavements and unemployment can make body’s genetic material deteriorate prematurely

Posted by: on Sep 24, 2015 | No Comments

It is one of the most stressful experiences faced by many. But divorce may have a lot more than emotional and financial costs – it could also damage the DNA of those going through it.

Longer telomere length associated with increased lung cancer risk

Longer telomere length associated with increased lung cancer risk

Posted by: on Sep 17, 2015 | No Comments

A large-scale genetic study of the links between telomere length and risk for five common cancers finds that long telomeres are associated with an increased risk of lung adenocarcinoma.

The melanoma killers lurking in the ‘fountain of youth’

The melanoma killers lurking in the ‘fountain of youth’

Posted by: on Aug 13, 2015 | No Comments

They have been dubbed the “fountain of youth”. Now scientists have shown that telomeres are also staging grounds for the deadliest skin cancers.