Chronic pain & phobic anxiety linked with shorter telomeres

Chronic pain & phobic anxiety linked with shorter telomeres

Posted by: on Apr 4, 2013 | No Comments

New studies find that chronic pain and phobic anxiety are linked with shorter telomeres, which suggests that sufferers of these ailments may be aging prematurely and points to ways to reverse that process.

Telomere Length Can Predict Longevity In The Wild

Telomere Length Can Predict Longevity In The Wild

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2012 | No Comments

New research from the University of East Anglia in the UK has found a correlation among biological age, longevity and an individual’s DNA by studying a wild population of Seychelles Warblers on a small island.

Large telomere study shows aging association, but doesn’t prove cause-and-effect

Large telomere study shows aging association, but doesn’t prove cause-and-effect

Posted by: on Nov 8, 2012 | No Comments

Beyond the association between shortened telomeres and the aging body, it is still unclear whether telomere length (TL) affects health, or is simply a by-product of aging.

Shortened telomeres & depression significantly reduced bladder cancer patients’ survival

Shortened telomeres & depression significantly reduced bladder cancer patients’ survival

Posted by: on Nov 2, 2012 | No Comments

Recent data presented at the11th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research revealed shortened telomeres and depression significantly reduced bladder cancer patients’ survival.

Our stressful jobs are making us age faster

Our stressful jobs are making us age faster

Posted by: on Aug 10, 2012 | No Comments

A new study measured the length of telomeres in association with job stress and found that people suffering from the most job stress, tended to have shorter telomeres.