According to new research, the more alcohol you consume, the older your cells get.
Being hostile and pessimistic could shorten telomeres and harm health, according to a study.
A study reveals that urban birds have shorter telomeres than those living in the countryside. This means that the urban birds are at greater risk of dying young.
New findings published in the journal Cell Press examine how the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone, along with other factors, may ultimately modify our lifespan.
Our DNA says a lot about us. In fact, we are composed of our DNA. Yet did you know Deoxyribonucleic acid, a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions in the development of living organisms and viruses, can also give a hint about the length of our lifespan?
A recent study published in the journal Nature Genetics shows that having longer telomeres may slow the aging process. However, longer ones can increase the risks of brain cancer called gliomas, according to researchers at the University of California-San Francisco.