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Titanovo telomere research on aging, parenthood, sports and lifestyle

How age, parenthood, sport and alcohol affect telomere length

Highlights The most harmful alcohol for your telomeres is beer. Only anaerobic exercises prolong telomeres in people between the ages of 20-50. Older dads seem to give their offspring longer telomeres. In the age of health awareness and advanced medicine,…

Measuring telomeres:
buccal swab or
blood-based?

Telomere length measurement can be done a variety of ways on cells throughout the body, but is most often done using a blood or saliva-based method. There are advantages to both, and are likely each appropriate for different clinical and research are

Dieting: A genetic
approach

Are telomeres biological clocks? We at Titanovo have been doing commercial telomere length testing for a few years now, so naturally we accumulated some data to look at correlations. While it’s a bit early to publish any findings in a…

Are telomeres
biological clocks?

Are telomeres biological clocks? We at Titanovo have been doing commercial telomere length testing for a few years now, so naturally we accumulated some data to look at correlations. While it’s a bit early to publish any findings in a journal, I

Genetics and happiness (or the relative lack thereof)

Have you ever met a person that hardly ever looks happy? For some, the sun in the sky and the breeze on the ocean is a cause for celebration, while for other it is irrelevant to their happiness. Apparently, the…

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