At the risk of sounding like a Yogi Berra-ism, the truth is that longevity is only made possible by aging
“Ed Park has written a wide-ranging, scholarly book explaining in detail the many facets of human aging, and the role of telomeres and telomerase in health and wellness.” – Dr. Cal Harley on THE TELOMERE MIRACLE
By using the Nine Bradford-Hill criteria, we can assess causation for just about anything
telomere shortening was rapid in the blood cells leading up until a few years before cancer diagnosis. In those years before diagnosis, the telomere lengths appeared to stabilize.
Google alerts for “telomeres” posted this interesting study validating my idea that replicative senescence is at the heart of liver disease. They engineered mice to have poor telomere repair and then watched as the large cell liver histology typical in hepatitis and cirrhosis developed.
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