Offspring of high stress mothers prone to premature aging

Offspring of high stress mothers prone to premature aging

Posted by: on Nov 14, 2011 | No Comments

Mark Haussman and a team of researchers at Bucknell University have recently discovered that high prenatal stress levels during fetal development in chickens leaves offspring at a much greater risk for having oxidative damage, hyperactive stress responses, premature aging, and shorter telomere lengths later in life.