This article is definitely for the science geek in all of us..!
First... imagine a future Nobel-winning molecular biologist (Elizabeth Blackburn) pioneering the discovery of "Telomeres" (i.e. age-related DNA markers) at Yale University in the 1970's...
Then, imagine her working with a Univ California, San Francisco post-doctorate (Elissa Epel) in 2004 to identify a correlation between telomere decay and stress...
Finally, flash forward to today and imagine the two building upon their ground-breaking discoveries to explore how Meditation and Mindfulness practices may mitigate the decay of telomeres and - consequently - slow the aging process.
This wonderful and in-depth article by elite career/job website "TheLadders.com" is an excellent account of how Meditation and Mindfulness are taking center stage at the frontiers of clinical research.
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TITLE Can meditation really slow ageing? A Nobel Prize-winner thinks so
June 29, 2018
TOPIC(s) Opinion / Analysis