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Bariatric Surgery Slows Aging on the Cellular Level

Khalili Center Slow Aging with Bariatric Surgery

 

Studies have shown that losing weight helps preserve a cellular aging marker called a telomere. Telomeres cap the ends of our chromosomes, keeping them from deteriorating as we age.

New research has now replicated those results in patients who’ve had weight-loss surgery, showing that they can enjoy the same health benefits as those who don’t go under the knife to shed pounds.

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