Tagged: Premature Aging

Cut Short - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Nov 21, 2009

BBC News reports on a fascinating study that demonstrates that victims of child abuse may have accelerated aging. Telomeres are relatively short sections of specialised DNA that sit at the ends of all our chromosomes.They have been compared to the plastic tips at the ends of shoelaces that prevent the laces from unravelling. Each time a cell [...] Related posts: … Read More