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 2286543 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 출장 Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:22 posted by 출장

    Can I simply say what a comfort to discover somebody who genuinely knows what they are talking about over the internet. You definitely realize how to bring an issue to light and make it important. A lot more people must read this and understand this side of your story. I can't believe you are not more popular because you certainly have the gift.

  • Comment Link Rey Elroy Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:20 posted by Rey Elroy

    Very nice article. I certainly love this website. Thanks!

  • Comment Link 먹튀검증업체 Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:18 posted by 먹튀검증업체

    This is a really good tip especially to those fresh to the blogosphere. Short but very accurate infoÖ Thanks for sharing this one. A must read article!

  • Comment Link hack for block mortal survival battle Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:18 posted by hack for block mortal survival battle

    Pretty! This was an extremely wonderful post. Thanks for supplying
    this info.

  • Comment Link escape impossible revenge! cheats Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:17 posted by escape impossible revenge! cheats

    Thanks for the good writeup. It in truth was once
    a entertainment account it. Glance complicated to more delivered agreeable from you!
    By the way, how could we communicate?

  • Comment Link takipçi satın al Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:14 posted by takipçi satın al

    I couldn't refrain from commenting. Perfectly written!

  • Comment Link previous Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:08 posted by previous

    I am sure this paragraph has touched all the internet people, its really really fastidious post on building up new blog.|

  • Comment Link men tag team wrestling games fighting ring stars hack ios Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:08 posted by men tag team wrestling games fighting ring stars hack ios

    My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was entirely right.
    This post truly made my day. You can not imagine simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  • Comment Link 먹튀검증 Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:05 posted by 먹튀검증

    I could not resist commenting. Well written!

  • Comment Link ta la phom nice card android cheats Martes, 22 Junio 2021 10:01 posted by ta la phom nice card android cheats

    I visit each day a few websites and sites to read
    articles or reviews, but this blog provides quality based posts.

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.