In this Carl Sagan-esque video I explain my Telomere/Stem Cell Theory of Aging and Disease and explain why we are all destined to get all cancers and yet this is entirely preventable.
In this excellent review of the telomeres of 65,000 Danish people over seven years, they found that shorter telomeres were independently associated with about a 50% higher chance of dying after controlling for all confounding variables.
As I explain in my book, “TELOMERE TIMEBOMBS: Defusing the Terror of Aging”, stemness is defined by two traits. One is IMMORTALITY conferred mainly by telomerase activity maintaining the length of shortening telomeres, and the other is ASYMMETRIC DIVISION. That means the momma stem makes two copies, a perfect momma and a less-than-perfect, more differentiated daughter. We have known those …
Here is the last PODCAST Number 45, which was about constipation.
Why do dogs eat that stuff? Why does it smell? What’s a normal shape? Everything you never wanted to know about defecation and didn’t really give a you-know-what about to begin with.
Check out this very brief interview about how telomerase activation can enhance the anti-aging benefits of sleep: