Length of DNA strand could indicate life span

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According to a team of geneticists, the longer a person’s telomeres (the protective ends of chromosomes) the longer they will live — at least, that’s the case among a group of heart disease patients studied.

The announcement was made by Salt Lake City’s Intermountain Heart Institute, at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session.

View the original article here: Study: DNA strand length could be indicator of your life span

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