How Lifestyle Changes Impact Aging


By Molly Clifton

Lifestyle changes may affect how cells age.

A small study in the journal Lancet Oncology shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may lengthen telomeres, which are the part of chromosomes that affect aging.

Previous research has shown shorter ones may be associated with aging-related diseases, such as cancer, stroke, and cardiovascular disease.

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.


Which Restaurants Would You Most Like to See in Montgomery? (vote for one or more)

  • Benihana
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chuy's
  • J. Alexander's
  • Landry's Seafood
  • P.F. Chang's
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House

What's onFull Schedule

Hot Video From AP

AP Video