Reading Time: < 1 minute
Angry birds!! Even our feathered-friends have telomere erosion from stress

Just a brief note for #ScienceSunday.  Reading my blogs, you might thing the anecdotes are just for me, my patients, people or mammals…but telomere erosion is accelerated in any creature undergoing stress. Check out this study revealing that birds have the same issues that we do, from inception to grave:

 

"Polly wanna give up on life"

http://www.theguardian.com/science/grrlscientist/2014/apr/09/telomere-stress-parrot-wildlife

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

How can I help you?

Drop me a line to find out

Interested, confused, or curious?

Most questions answered in 24hrs

Fill in the form to email Dr. Park with your question