Why the Low Weight Group Exhibits Worse Outcomes in Some Epidemiological Studies – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Today’s open access paper outlines results from an epidemiological study, and is a fairly standard examination of the relationship between being overweight and outcomes such as increased risk of age-related disease and mortality. Being a modern study, it uses waist circumference rather than body mass index, as the most problematic fat tissue held … Read more

Making a Mouse that Exhibits Human Telomere Dynamics – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Telomerase acts to extend telomeres, the repeated DNA sequences at the ends of chromosomes. With every cell division, some of the telomere repeats are lost. Cells with critically short telomeres become senescent or undergo programmed cell death, having reached the Hayflick limit on replication. Some cells employ telomerase to adjust the countdown of … Read more