Yesterday, I was rushing through a shipping task and clumsily sliced open my ring finger to about a 1.5mm depth. Predictably, blood came gushing out…
When we discuss the risk of telomere length to cancer risk, there are many studies but the conclusions we reach are limited by our simplistic assumptions.
So what we believe from this new study is that telomere that are too short are bad, telomeres that are too long are trimmed, and that telomeres that are just right are best.
I assumed that the stem cells throughout your body were all getting damaged at the same rate and that was causing the synchronization of different diseases.
Imagine you bought a sports car that cost millions and then decided to never change the oil, never take it in for service, but rather accept that all cars break down at about 70,000 miles and there is nothing you can do about it.