Einstein Study on Centenarians — What Do They Have In Common?

April 16, 2010

Director of  To Age or Not To Age, Robert Kane Pappas, recently interviewed Gerontologist, Dr. Nir Barzilai of the Institute of Aging Research at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Dr. Barzilai studied 500 individuals who lived for 100 or more years.   Click on the clip below from the interview to hear Dr. Barzilai comment on a possible clue to the good health and long life of the centenarians in his study. 

For those of you interested in learning more about telomeres and telomerase, you may find this article by Bill Andrews on Telomere Basics: Curing Aging useful.

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Paula April 16, 2010 at 1:25 pm

Fascinating. Is there a way to safely or naturally increase the length of your telomeres?

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