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.

Healthful Living May Lengthen Telomeres And Lifespans

Healthful Living May Lengthen Telomeres And Lifespans

Posted by: on Oct 31, 2013 | No Comments

In a small study of men with early-stage prostate cancer, a program of rigorous diet and lifestyle change designed by prevention and wellness advocate  increased telomere length, a finding the researcher says may indicate that people have more influence over the aging process than once thought.

Telome Health to launch saliva-based TeloTest

Telome Health to launch saliva-based TeloTest

Posted by: on Nov 29, 2012 | No Comments

Telome Health, Inc., developer of the TeloTest diagnostic test that measures average telomere length, has planned to launch saliva-based TeloTest in the first quarter of 2013.

Elizabeth Blackburn hopes to collaborate with Taiwan

Elizabeth Blackburn hopes to collaborate with Taiwan

Posted by: on Nov 16, 2012 | No Comments

Elizabeth Blackburn is visiting Taiwan for the first time to speak about her Nobel winning research into how telomeres are connected to mortality risks and aging-related disease, expressing the hope that her visit will “prompt interest” in future collaboration.

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.