Topic Archives: telomeres

[ed note: Michael Jorrin is longtime medical writer who has been sharing his thoughts with our readers as “Doc Gumshoe” for several years (he’s not a doctor, I gave him the name). He generally covers medical and health news and sometimes health promotions and hype, but he rarely opines about investments or specific stocks. All […]

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    Recreational marijuana carries the same intoxication risk as alcohol. There is about a ten percent addiction rate. It ...

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    One cause for the shortening of telomeres is felt to be excess adrenaline. This is the cause of stress, as well as insom...

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    I have recently become aware of two books, 'The Telomerase Revolution' by Dr. Michael Fossel and 'A Crack In Creation' b...

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    About 35 years ago I started taking mega doses of Vit C (with bioflavonoids), plus colostrum and a good food based multi...

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    $CNIO, no p, xmandave, I've heard that almost every time something is used to either lengthen or arrest telomeres shorte...

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    $no-ticker CNIO researchers cure lung fibrosis in mice with a gene therapy that lengthens telomeres https://www.eu...

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    Thanks for the great article. I'd like to venture some guesses on the thought experiments. The first, regarding colo...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi glenn: I will be glad to cover it sometime. True molecular age has to do with how many times a cell has divided, as i...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Right....glad I've got you thinking. The HAYFLICK LIMIT IS IMPOSED BY LENGTH OF TELOMERES! So my point is that the body ...

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    $noticker. Your response is like a glorious movie subplot cut-to from the main narrative (of this CRPB article). Thanks,...

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    This study comes at a near perfect time during my education in Telomeres. I have wondered into the topic of Telomeres wh...

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    Interesting aeticle, but isn't it saying tjat telomeres get shorter with caffine consumption. "Results - The results ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Eyedoc: if THIS is true, my telomeres are so long that I can zipline to the sun and back on them. But it DOES make my da...

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    Tom S. But inflammation has a Cause. It's not free radials as much as thinning of the endothelial due to shortened te...

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    Mr.Jorrin: You mentioned Telomeres. , Your take on Dr. Michael Fossel 's book "The Telomere Revolution" would be inte...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Reader JZ wrote in requesting some guidance and coverage regarding Geron $GERN, a once-promising biotech that has underp...

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    for more information on Telomeres and even and advance peek at commercialization of a method to elongate Telomeres, stro...

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    Michael, the reason you are accused of being in league with Big Pharma is because your articles are incomplete and in so...

  • Michael Jorrin, "Doc Gumshoe"

    Yes indeed, I try to base my conclusions on well-conducted research, and turn a skeptical eye on unsubstantiated claims....

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    I agree Michael Jorrin writes and derives conclusions from a very selective and limited perspective of available researc...

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    Acne Sufferers Age More Slowly If acne plagued you through your teenage years, there may be an unlikely perk, experts...

  • SoGiAm

    ONCOSENS CONTROL ALT DELETE CANCER High-throughput screening of a library of diverse drugs to find treatments for ‘AL...

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    Yeah, Sears is a bit of a hypster. But he was the first doctor to admisister and promote TA-65, which, if you do the re...

  • SoGiAm

    Meditation and lifestyle changes can protect telomeres: http://www.longevityreporter.org/blog/2015/12/7/meditation-an...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Mr. Paul, and thanks for the kind words. I can tell you that lengthening telomeres is in theory a very dangerous thi...

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    The best way to build you telomeres currently is to take Astragalus, available cheap on Amazon. Have a happy day!...

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    Shortened telomeres is just one of many pathways of aging that need to be dealt with and lengthening it has yet to prove...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    My guess would be that the two Nobel Prize winners are Elizabeth H. Blackburn and Carol W. Greider, who were awarded the...

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    Glenn, I would be careful with any oral, or for that matter any method, of testosterone (T) supplementation. Dr.KSS alre...

  • DBMD

    old comments hopefully helpful about Telemorase and GERN. I did trade in GERN due to some remarks from Glenn. Made about...

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    arch1, twa14 and others; I had to 'google' 'telomeres' after this profound statement by Dr. KSS (taken from this comment...

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    "Telomeres are proof, eerie proof, that we are brilliantly made entities, and though I don’t want to debate origins of...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    To fisherofmen: I feel imetelstat has many virtues, and may have been unfairly stiffarmed by the FDA. The drug is an inh...

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    Has anyone been reading Al Sears Wellness Research and his promotional material about ways to enhance your aging by len...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Don: High five and totally agree. Telomeres can be thought of as tear off coupons at the ends of chromosomes that each c...

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