Reduced telomere length variation in healthy oldest old

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal:
Mechanisms of Aging and Development

Size of study:
134 extremely healthy adults, 85+ years of age

Summary
This study looked at a group of extremely healthy adults aged 85+, termed “super seniors”. The researchers showed that variability in telomere lengths for the study subjects was less for the super seniors than in mid-life controls or reference data.

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