Increase longevity by Einstein researchers foundMany studies show that a single gene can optimizations to prolong life in animal models. In a new study, Gil Atzmon and Nir Barzilai at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that people harbor alleles Klikkaa tästä . Alternative forms of a gene – that gives the same kind of longevity benefit.
The researchers looked for genetic evidence for longevity in a group of 214 Ashkenazi Jews have passed or nearly reached 100 years of age. In the 4th April issue of PLoS Biology they report that a specific genetic profile, or genotype, longevity longevity as well as cardiovascular health, lower incidence of hypertension and healthy insulin metabolism.