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Tag: Infectious disease

A teal picture of coronavirus
January 20, 2021
New research published in Aging has analyzed the telomeres of patients hospitalized due to COVID-19. Telomere AttritionTelomeres are DNA regions located at the ends of a chromosome. Their normal length is 8-10 thousand base pairs, yet they consist of repetitions of a single sequence: TTAGGG. Telomeres do not code for proteins, but they protect chromosomes...
January 29, 2020
The coronavirus epidemic is spreading from China into other countries, so here is what life extensionists should know about this situation and how they should handle it. A few months ago, we interviewed Dr. Jay S. Olshansky, a leading demographer from the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, whose areas...