Telomere shortening

Do chronic stressors accelerate biological aging?

5/24/2013 feature story

Arline Geronimus studies racial differences in telomere length and allostatic load among U.S. adults. Controlling for the effects of age, gender,and SES characteristics, she explores the extent to which psychosocial and environmental stressors mediate racial differences.

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