Exercise may prevent stress on telomeres, a measure of cell health - EurekAlert! (article link)
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30 Apr 2011
- Published: 30 April 2011
UCSF scientists are reporting several studies showing that psychological stress leads to shorter telomeres – the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are a measure of cell age and, thus, health. The findings also suggest that exercise may prevent this damage.