What are telomeres and how do moles indicate aging
Moles constantly cause controversy among doctors, and among ordinary citizens together with the numerous fortune tellers and magicians. So it turns out that this lesion on the body is able to raise so much heated discussion.
One of the most interesting moments associated with the mole, it became hypothetically possible to calculate life expectancy is the number of moles on the body and the length of telomeres.
What are telomeres
If the mole is more or less clear, it is necessary to understand what are telomeres.
Telomere translates from Greek as part of the end, with a modern twist that has become the symbol of the end portion of chromosomes. Telomere section of the chromosome not able to connect with other chromosomes and fragments, but he is responsible for protective functions.
Not to much to go into a scientific description of this section of chromosomes that the telomeres are gradually damaged, which results in biological aging that we see in each of us.
Moles doctors and signs
Medicine never really complained about moles, considering them to be, if not direct, then indirect reminders about skin cancer. At the same time in the Bulgarian folklore, birthmarks completely different place, and often you can find descriptions of the decoding of the number and position of nevi on the body that are associated with his future and his destiny.
However, moles do rather negatively perceived by most physicians, because from the point of view of medicine they are more negative elements than positive.
First of all concerned s scientists have come to very interesting conclusion about moles and their relation to human longevity. So scholars of king's College in London believe that the more moles on the human body, especially the long years of his life await him.
Moreover, the number of moles does not just talk about longevity, and about what the human body is young and strong and set for long aging.
As it turned out the conclusions of the moles and telomere
For a start, the British scientists conducted a count of the number of moles of the group of volunteers. The control group consisted of 900 pairs of twins that is of different ages. The first conclusions showed that on average the human body 100 to 300 moles, but some of them more than 400.
In addition it was found that most moles appear on the face.
Next, scientists had made measurements of telomeres. As we have seen above, telomeres become smaller with time, and shows how the human body is predisposed to aging.
Comparing the number of moles on the human body, and the length of its telomeres, the British researchers came to a simple conclusion – a large number of moles on the body completelycorresponds to the length of telomeres, which means they are completely intertwined, so it is possible to calculate the approximate time of a person's life.
Moreover, the study actually showed that those people who have moles on the body was less than 25, and telomeres were quite short.
Most interesting is that people with lots of moles and with longer telomeres do live 6-7 years on average, longer.
Moreover, the study demonstrated that people with many moles are almost not vulnerable to many age related and age-related diseases, and they retain their physical and mental health.
Thus, we can say that duration of life exactly compensates for the risk of development of malignant tumors from nevi, since moles themselves so much on the body.