Lifestyle Changes May Reverse Aging in Cells, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study

Published: Sep 18, 2013

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A small pilot study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may result in longer telomeres, the parts of chromosomes that affect aging. It is the first controlled trial to show that any intervention might lengthen telomeres over time. The study will be published online on Sept. 16, 2013 in The Lancet Oncology.

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