Posts Tagged ‘Dean Ornish’

September 16th, 2013

Intense Lifestyle Changes May Lengthen Telomeres

A very small pilot study offers early evidence that a program of comprehensive lifestyle changes increases telomere length. Telomeres, which have been compared to the plastic caps that prevent shoelaces from unravelling, help protect chromosomes. Telomere length is closely correlated to cellular aging: as we age the telomeres in our cells grow shorter. The new study, published online […]