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 3249366 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 sunergy Solar Fort Myers reviews Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:49 posted by sunergy Solar Fort Myers reviews

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

  • Comment Link Home Battery Storage Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:49 posted by Home Battery Storage

    Greetings from Idaho! I'm bored at work so I decided to browse your site on my iphone during lunch break. I love the knowledge you provide here and can't wait to take a look when I get home. I'm surprised at how fast your blog loaded on my cell phone .. I'm not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyhow, fantastic site!

  • Comment Link web site Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:48 posted by web site

    What a stuff oof un-ambiguity and preserveness of valuable knowledge regarding unpredicted feelings.

    web site

    At this point, you should be itcying to own a playing account
    that's if youu happen too don’t have already got one.
    Although they're alluring one must waych out using them as not all gamers have identical
    preferences relating to restrictions that comke with these bonuses.
    There are no expertise to memorize, but taking part in slots with a balanced
    thoughts can harvest rich rewards.

  • Comment Link watch Decision to Leave online Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:48 posted by watch Decision to Leave online

    Make an effort to obtain adequate sleep at night every day.You need to aim for
    involving seven and nine hrs of sleep at night
    daily. Rest deprivation is associated with numerous health problems, exacerbating concerns like despression symptoms
    and cardiovascular disease.

  • Comment Link Bluetooth Headset Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:42 posted by Bluetooth Headset

    Great article.

  • Comment Link Lloyds bank mortgages for over 65s Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:41 posted by Lloyds bank mortgages for over 65s

    Hmm it looks like your blog ate my first comment (it was
    extremely long) so I guess I'll just sum it up what I submitted and say, I'm thoroughly enjoying
    your blog. I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but
    I'm still new to everything. Do you have any points for first-time blog
    writers? I'd really appreciate it.

  • Comment Link Electric Fireplace Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:41 posted by Electric Fireplace

    It is appropriate time to make some plans for
    the future and it's time to be happy. I've read this post and if I could I desire to suggest you some interesting things or suggestions.
    Maybe you can write next articles referring to this article.

    I wish to read more things about it!

  • Comment Link 부천출장 Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:34 posted by 부천출장

    This is a good tip particularly to those new to the blogosphere. Simple but very precise informationÖ Many thanks for sharing this one. A must read article!

  • Comment Link meilles œufs Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:34 posted by meilles œufs

    screen in Chrome.

  • Comment Link https://insurance.ra6.org/best-car-insurance-in-idaho.htm Viernes, 07 Octubre 2022 22:31 posted by https://insurance.ra6.org/best-car-insurance-in-idaho.htm

    Very good post. I'm dealing with many of these issues as

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.