Having a baby later in life may increase longevity, study suggests

Women who have kids later on in life may live longer, according to the findings of a recent study.

Following the birth of a woman’s last child, certain measurements may be linked with her projected lifespan, according to a study published Wednesday in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

More specifically, leukocyte telomere length – telomeres “are repeating DNA-protein complexes that protect the ends of chromosomes and have proven to be critical for maintaining genomic stability,” per a news release on the findings – may play a role in a woman’s longevity. A woman’s age at the birth of her last child may affect telomere length, ultimately impacting

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Princeton Longevity Center and PinnacleCare Announce Alliance to Provide Healthcare Advocacy Support for Patients with Life-Changing Diagnoses

Experts in Preventive Medicine/Executive Health and Concierge Health Advisory Firm Join Forces for Better Patient Access to Specialists, Improved Outcomes

Princeton Longevity Center (PLC), the leading experts in preventive medicine and executive health, and PinnacleCare, the premier concierge health advisory firm, today announced that they are partnering so patients will have access to renowned specialists nationwide and facilitated appointments for clinically significant findings requiring quick and expert follow-up.

When a patient receives a life-changing diagnosis, a professional health advisory firm can make all the difference in ensuring the best outcomes by expertly navigating the complexities of the healthcare system. PinnacleCare identifies the best specialists in the country, expedites all appointments and seamlessly manages all details.

“For most PLC patients, findings tend to be more minor and can be corrected with simple intervention,” said Dr. David Fein, medical director at PLC. “But for some, a day at PLC will be life-changing.

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Women In Longevity Medicine And The Rise Of The Longevity Physician

Over the past decade, we witnessed unprecedented advances in the field of biogerontology, and the massive convergence of biotechnology, information technology, AI, and medicine. And now we are witnessing the birth of a new field of longevity medicine, which integrates the latest advances in many of these fields of science and technology. My definition longevity medicine is advanced personalized preventative medicine powered by deep biomarkers of aging and longevity.

And, like in the field of AI for drug discovery, women are at the forefront of this revolution and there were precedents when we had to look for a male physician to make a conference panel more diverse. 

One of the physician-scientists who stands out in this area is Dr. Evelyne Yehudit Bischof. I first got a note with a request for more information on one of

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