Alpha dogs enjoy longer telomeres

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It would seem that social rank has it’s privileges.  This study of hyenas showed that the most dominant members had the longest telomeres. Perhaps telomere length is a measure of fitness or perhaps the higher rank confers less stress.  But probably it’s a little of both.

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Ed Park, MD

I graduated from Harvard with honors in Biological Anthropology prior to earning my Medical Degree and Masters in Public Health from Columbia University.

In 2007, I became the nineteenth patient to sign up for the use of a herbally-extracted telomerase activator.

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  1. I believe the Hyenas have a matriarchal hierarchy so the Alpha females have the telomere length advantage.
    The males are usually outlived by females in human society also. Does this correlate to an overall female advantage in these cohorts?

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