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Science shows that fat cells live longer than lean ones

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Science shows that fat cells live longer than lean ones
This could explain why obese people have lower mortality rates. For the first time, scientists have discovered a connection between a cell's fat content and its lifespan, which could explain the 'obesity paradox' that's been puzzling scientists for decades: why obese people have the lowest all-cause mortality rates, whereas the rate for those who are fit and lean is higher.
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| Categories: | Tags: putting on too much weight, obesity paradox, aging, sciense, PLOS Genetics, TAG syntesis | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1234)
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Aging shrinks chromosomes

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Aging shrinks chromosomes
A study on human cells reveals how cellular aging affects the 3-D architecture of chromosomes.
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| Categories: | Tags: senescence, genetics & genomics, epigenetics, disease/medicine, chromatin, cell & molecular biology and aging | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1285)
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