Your most rapid and crucial aging may occur in utero

Ed Park, MD dr ed park, News, TA-65, Telomerase activation 1 Comment

A recent article found that aging of the fetal membranes may be the signal for the start of labor. They found that telomere fragments were higher in women in labor and that those fragments were part of the inflammatory cascade initiating labor. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151026132136.htm As an Obstetrician by training, this should have come as no surprise to me.  We have always …