Healthy Regime Reverses Cell Ageing (BBC News)

Summary

Research by the University of California and published in Lancet Oncology may have discovered evidence that adhering to a regime of exercise, a vegetarian diet and regular sress-reducing meditation can reverse ageing at the cellular level.

The study involved only 35 men with prostate cancer. The 10 men who changed their lifestyle had demonstrably younger cells, in that the telomeres at the end of their chromosomes were longer.

Further research is necessary, involving randomised controlled trials and larger numbers of people. It is too early to draw firm conclusions…

Read more: BBC News. Health kick ‘reverses cell ageing’.

Reference

Roberts, M. (2013). Health kick ‘reverses cell ageing’. London: BBC Health News, September 17th 2013.

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Walsh, F. (2013). The quest to reverse the human ageing process. London: BBC Health News, September 17th 2013.

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Healthy living may ‘reverse’ cellular ageing. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, September 17th 2013.

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Reference

Ornish, D. Lin, J. [and] Chan, J.M. [et al] (2013). Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study. Lancet Oncology, Epub ahead of print, September 17th 2013.

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