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Telomeres News

Mechanism underlying telomere restoration in T cells discovered

Lifespan.io - 20-Oct-2020

Telomere transfer from APCs boosts T cells lifespan-helpful in immunosenescence

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New discovery explains mechanism regulating telomere length and function

Phys.org - 13-Oct-2020

Now we can better understand processes that regulate cell survival in ageing

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New technique to measure individual telomere lengths in 3 hours

Phys.org - 25-Sep-2020

Not just average length that is important, so full profile provides more clinical uses

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Eating junk food could make you age faster

ScienceAlert - 01-Sep-2020

Study finds link between ultra processed food and shorter telomeres

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Telomerase gene therapy prevents age-related lung fibrosis in mice

Pulmonary Fibrosis News - 19-Aug-2020

Could pave way for preventing the disease in humans and improve healthspan

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A step closer to reversing pulmonary fibrosis via telomerase gene therapy

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 12-Aug-2020

Study in mice revealed great progress and potential for curing fibrotic diseases in humans

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Mindfulness meditation prevents shortening of telomeres

Psych Central - 27-Jul-2020

Only a small study (17 meditators) but interesting nonetheless

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Telomerase activity restored in vitro and in mice

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 27-Apr-2020

Potential to support new therapies for dyskeratosis congenita, other age-related diseases

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Discovery of molecules allowing telomere restoration

New Atlas - 26-Apr-2020

Demonstrated in mice, study paves way for treating ageing-related diseases

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Rapamycin decreased survival and longevity in mice with short telomeres

Phys.org - 03-Mar-2020

mTOR, a pro-survival pathway for shorter telomeres and inhibition is deleterious

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Human trials to test efficacy and safety of genetic introduction of telomerase

Genome Context - 23-Nov-2019

Telomeres: are we about to crack the secrets of anti-ageing

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Dr. Michael Fossel interviewed by LEAF

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 18-Nov-2019

Fossel argues for telomerase therapy over senolytics

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Mice with extra-long telomeres lived longer

ScienceAlert - 21-Oct-2019

Will we be able to have a longer lifespan by lengthening our telomeres too?

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Don't hurry to predict your longevity with biomarkers

The Scientist - 27-Sep-2019

Longevity results can be unproven and not ready in some aspects for being used in clinics

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Telomere length linked to the nervous system

Medical Xpress - 26-Sep-2019

According to the study, shortening in the telomere length have reflected in our brain structure

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Michael West examines how to safely revive telomerase

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 12-Sep-2019

It powers foetal development and telomere length, but also cancers

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Pluripotency and telomeres, butterfly effect discovered

ScienceDaily - 20-Aug-2019

Pluripotent cells are like a black box, but they can open new doors for regenerative medicine

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Longer telomeres linked to reduced risk of psychiatric problems in men

Oxford University Press - 05-Jun-2019

But telomere length is not linked to overall multimorbidity

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Telomerase therapy for neurodegeneration

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 04-Jun-2019

Telomerase gene therapy may be a potential solution for age-related neurodegenerative diseases

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Direct oxidative stress on telomeres leads to faster cellular ageing

News Medical - 14-May-2019

Prevents uncontrolled cell division in cancer cells

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