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 2524362 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 제이티엠허브출장안마 Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:56 posted by 제이티엠허브출장안마

    Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words in your post
    seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.

    I'm not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with browser compatibility but I figured
    I'd post to let you know. The design look great though!

    Hope you get the issue solved soon. Many thanks

  • Comment Link Premature Ejaculation Market Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:56 posted by Premature Ejaculation Market

    Hi there to all, it's truly a nice for me to visit this web site, it includes valuable Information.

  • Comment Link 군산출장마사지 Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:54 posted by 군산출장마사지

    Very nice blog post. I absolutely appreciate this site. Keep it up!

  • Comment Link judi slot online terpercaya 2021 Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:54 posted by judi slot online terpercaya 2021

    Wow! After all I got a weblog from where I be able to really take useful facts regarding my
    study and knowledge.

  • Comment Link Breanna Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:53 posted by Breanna

    Howdy! Would you mind if I share your blog with my myspace group?

    There's a lot of people that I think would really appreciate your content.
    Please let me know. Thanks

  • Comment Link esenyurt escort Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:52 posted by esenyurt escort

    It's really very complicated in this active life to listen news on TV, so I just use world wide web for that reason, and get the hottest

  • Comment Link Learn here Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:51 posted by Learn here

    Tickets are $two.00 per play annd are sold in 45 distinct states as well as
    the Districdt of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S.

  • Comment Link https://www.fooscan.com/domain/vash-dush.ru Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:50 posted by https://www.fooscan.com/domain/vash-dush.ru

    Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and I am impressed!
    Extremely useful information specifically the final part :) I handle such info much.
    I used to be looking for this certain info for a very long time.
    Thank you and good luck.

  • Comment Link Abrspem Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:50 posted by Abrspem

    дата выхода тор любовь и гром 2022

  • Comment Link login ibc9 Sábado, 25 Junio 2022 21:50 posted by login ibc9

    I was recommended this website by my cousin. I'm not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about
    my problem. You are wonderful! Thanks!

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.