DNA damage theory of aging
The DNA damage theory of aging proposes that aging is a consequence of unrepaired accumulation of naturally occurring DNA damages. Damage in this context is a DNA alteration that has an abnormal struc...
Smoking And Heavy Alcohol Use Are Associated With Epigenetic Signs Of Aging
Using data from the publicly available Gene Expression Omnibus, Robert A. Philibert, MD, PhD and colleagues at the University of Iow8a and other institutions analyzed patterns of DNA methylation, a mo...
Relaxed DNA may contribute to aging
Study finds clues to senescence in cells given rare aging disorder. People with Werner syndrome—a rare disease with symptoms that mimic premature aging—usually go gray in their 20s, develop cataracts ...
DNA damage theory of aging - "Frankenstein" Bog Mummies Discovered in Scotland
Two Bronze Age bodies found on a Scottish island are actually made from six people, a new study reveals. ... A cynical theory, study author Brown said, assumes that the Bronze ...