Summary: Telomerase replenishes telomeres, extending the lifespan of our cells. While much work remains to be done, researchers are hopeful that telomerase enhancing therapy will rejuvenate our organs and extend our lives. This article first appeared on LongevityFacts.com, follow us on Google+ | Facebook | Reddit. Author: Brady Hartman. The enzyme telomerase replenishes telomeres, and longer telomeres provide our cells with an extended lifespan. Geroscientists hope that adding extra telomerase will protect the… Continue reading "Can We Rejuvenate Our Bodies Using Telomerase to Lengthen Telomeres?"
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Summary: Doctors lengthen telomeres with RNA therapy to reverse aging in human cells, according to a new research report. Telomere attrition is one of the nine hallmarks of aging. [Author: Brady Hartman] This article first appeared on LongevityFacts.] Dr. John Cooke is department chair of cardiovascular sciences at Houston Methodist Research Institute and is the lead author of a recent paper published in… Continue reading "New RNA Telomere Therapy Reverses Aging"