“Tiny Tim’s Troubled Telomeres” – the harming of innocents of Dickensian London

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This article describes how aging, telomere damage, and disease susceptibility were linked to the lower socioeconomic status of the Cratchit family, the wage slaves of Ebenezer Scrooge.

TA can’t make you lifeproof (and skin cancers are common in older white men)

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I would like to discuss the idea that TA is either all or nothing. TA doesn’t DO anything that your body isn’t already trying to do. It increases the efficiency of telomerase, which may have benefits in prevention of stem cell damage.

Visionary scientist

Paradigm-shifter, Dr. Janet Rowley, dies

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Janet Rowley, MD, was known for proposing that cancers are caused by a genetic malfunction, more specifically by translocation of DNA from the ends of one chromosome to another. What is the process that allows this to occur? It is telomere erosion. This is the basis of my unified theory of aging and disease illustrated by this diagram from my book, “Telomere Timebombs: Defusing the Terror of Aging”