Having more children could slow aging

Sábado, 09 Enero 2016 06:34
Rate this item
(0 votes)

In the journal PLOS One, researchers reveal that women who had more children had longer telomeres than women who had fewer children.

Telomeres are caps at the end of each DNA strand that protect our chromosomes - thread-like structures that contain all our genetic information - from damage.

Each time a cell replicates, telomeres become shorter. They eventually become so short that they stop protecting chromosomes, leaving them vulnerable to damage, which in turn causes our cells to age and stop functioning effectively.

Previously, animal studies have supported the "life history theory," suggesting that higher reproductive behavior is associated with accelerated biological aging.

However, this latest study, led by Prof. Pablo Nepomnaschy and Cindy Barha - both of Simon Fraser University in Canada - contradicts this theory.

Read 71056 times Last modified on Sábado, 09 Enero 2016 06:48
Super User

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Website: ithemeslab.com


  • Comment Link Stephanie Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 11:34 posted by Stephanie

    I like this website because so much useful stuff on here :

  • Comment Link Tarah Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 11:29 posted by Tarah

    Touche. Sound arguments. Keep up the great work.

  • Comment Link Emile Geyer Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 11:21 posted by Emile Geyer

    i do paid online surverys and also monetize my blogs, both are good sources of passive income”

  • Comment Link Herbert Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 11:20 posted by Herbert

    This is the perfect website for anybody who hopes to find
    out about this topic. You realize so much its almost tough to argue with you (not
    that I actually will need to...HaHa). You definitely put a brand new spin on a subject
    that has been written about for years. Wonderful
    stuff, just excellent!

  • Comment Link Kory Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 11:07 posted by Kory

    Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much
    about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with some pics to drive the message home a bit,
    but other than that, this is excellent blog.
    A great read. I will certainly be back.

  • Comment Link Demarcus Heintzelman Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 08:58 posted by Demarcus Heintzelman

    Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I find It really useful & it helped me out much. I hope to give something back and aid others like you helped me.

  • Comment Link Chantell Thaxton Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 07:39 posted by Chantell Thaxton

    Wow! This can be one particular of the most beneficial blogs We’ve ever arrive across on this subject. Basically Wonderful. I’m also an expert in this topic therefore I can understand your effort.

  • Comment Link Genevive Moreb Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 07:37 posted by Genevive Moreb

    To sum it up, the film works in its dark manner, as Horrible Bosses never takes itself seriously, but you’ll be too deep into laughter to notice the difference.

  • Comment Link Evie Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 07:11 posted by Evie

    Hi, I wish for to subscribe for this webpage to obtain most
    recent updates, so where can i do it please help.

  • Comment Link Reyna Viernes, 11 Octubre 2019 06:56 posted by Reyna

    Hi there! Do you know if they make any plugins to safeguard against hackers?
    I'm kinda paranoid about losing everything I've worked hard on. Any suggestions?

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

Utilizamos cookies propias y de terceros para obtener datos estadísticos de la navegación de nuestros usuarios y mejorar nuestros servicios. Si acepta o continúa navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso.