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Dr. Chantal Autexier discussed the role of telomeres in the maintenance of genetic and cellular integrity, and how telomere disruption is involved in cellular senescence and the aging process.
La Dre Chantal Autexier a discuté du rôle des télomères dans le maintien de l’intégrité génétique et cellulaire, et du rôle de la perturbation des télomères dans la sénescence cellulaire et le vieillissement.
Dysphagia is frequently under-rated as a symptom by both patients and their physicians. This article highlights the common causes of dysphagia in older patients and discusses the potential contributing factors in this age group.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis was originally described by Charcot in 1874. Also known as motor neuron disease, ALS is among the most dire of the neurodegenerative diseases.
A number of groundbreaking studies seem to suggest that only a few genes are responsible for the multiple changes in our bodies, which lead to the gradual physiological decline, we call aging.
As the international quest to map and sequence the entire human genome continues, myriad medical conditions of a genetic origin will be recognized, and tests to identify individuals at risk for these conditions will become available.