Hyper-Long Telomeres Give Non-Genetically Modified Mice Longer, Healthier Lives

Scientists at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) generated the first mice that have super-long telomeres in every one of their body cells. Studies with the animals showed that in comparison with mice that have normal length telomeres, the hyper-long telomere animals lived on average nearly 13% longer, were leaner with less white fat tissue, and had better metabolic health. The researchers generated the mice from embryonic stem (ES) cells that carry the hyper-long telomeric repeats capping the ends of their chromosomes. The most relevant achievement for the scientists is that for the first time longevity was significantly increased without any genetic modification. “This finding supports the idea that, when it comes to determining longevity, genes are not the only thing to consider,” commented research lead Maria Blasco, PhD, head of the CNIO Telomeres and Telomerase Group. “There is a margin for extending life without altering the genes.”

Blasco and colleagues published their findings in Nature Communications, in a paper titled, “Mice with hyper-long telomeres show less metabolic aging and longer lifespans.”

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Científicos demuestran lo que pasará si dejas de tomar bebidas embotelladas

Los refrescos aumentan las posibilidades de enfermar seriamente.

Se han convertido en una droga difícil de abandonar o erradicar, y resulta que las personas enferman de diversos males ocasionados por tomar bebidas embotelladas, esos refrescos azucarados que son tan deliciosos pero tan malos para la salud.

Estudios científicos demuestran que dejar de consumir estas bebidas podría tener efectos positivos para la salud.

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Astragalus Root – Health, Immune System and Anti-Aging Benefits






Astragalus root is an herb that’s tremendously important in traditional Chinese medicine. It is known for its many health benefits, especially its potential to slow the aging process. Research has revealed this herb may have the ability to encourage healthy function of the heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver. It has also been shown to support normal cholesterol and blood pressure and encourage a healthy response to psychological stress. Because of its many qualities, astragalus root is frequently used to enhance therapies for various health issues.[1]

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El Efecto Telómero: un enfoque revolucionario para vivir más sanos y retrasar el envejecimiento

El Efecto Telómero: un enfoque revolucionario para vivir más sanos y retrasar el envejecimiento, según la Premio Nobel Elizabeth Blackburn

El pasado mes de enero de 2017, la premio Nobel de Medicina (2009) Elizabeth Blackburn publicó junto a Elissa Epel el bestseller The Telomere Effect (traducido al español como La Solución de los Telómeros), una fascinante obra que nos muestra cómo podemos intervenir voluntariamente en nuestra salud, nuestro bienestar e incluso nuestra longevidad.

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Exercise: The secret to aging slowly

You have all heard the benefits of regular exercise. It will lower your blood pressure, strengthen your heart, and reduce stress in your life, but there is another great benefit. Exercise actually slows the ageing process, preserving your youth right down to your DNA.

Slows Biological Aging

In one study conducted recently by Brigham Young University, researchers found that people who exercise regularly at a moderate to high intensity actually have longer telomeres in their DNA.


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Intense Exercise Reduces Cellular Aging by Nine Years

Posted on May 11, 2017, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Exercise

Highly active adults have telomeres with a biological aging advantage of nine years over those who are sedentary.

Findings from a recent study show significant exercise is tied to nearly a decade of slower cell aging. Highly active individuals enjoy the benefits of a younger-feeling body. The study details were recently published in the popular medical journal Preventive Medicine.

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