Host: Anti-Aging Psychologist Dr. Michael Brickey
Guest: Dr. Michael Fossel
Broadcast and podcast on webtalkradio.net. The podcast is also on the links below
Many factors have contributed to Americans’ rising life expectancy, currently at 78 years. For almost fifty years, however, scientists have know about the Hayflick limit that most human cells are programmed to only divide about fifty times, setting a biological lifespan limit of about 120 years. Researchers believe this is due to the telomeres at the ends of our chromosomes often becoming shorter when cells divide.